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Pilea involucrata 'Norfolk'

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Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Pilea (py-LEE-uh) (Info)
Species: involucrata (in-vol-yoo-KRAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Norfolk

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Jul 20, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a lovely cultivar; more colorful than the species. It is easy to grow if left alone in semi-shade. Don't let it dry out, though.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida
Miami, Florida
Saint Paul, Minnesota



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