Acalypha wilkesiana 'Obovata'

Copperleaf, Beefsteak Plant, Fire Dragon, Jacob's Coat, Match-me-if-you-can

Family: Euphorbiaceae Spurge

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Winter
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, hedge, massing, screen, specimen
Height 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Spread 6' to 8' / 1.80m to 2.40m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green, orange/brown, pink, variegated
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Rounded, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage