Cardinal's Feather, Acalypha radians, Close up of the flowers, they are adorable and bloom almost constantly.
A closer view shown here to show the foliage - again with a Sharpie pen for size - This series taken mid July 2006
A large cluster of plants shown here with a Sharpie pen for size
A close-up of the stems and base of the plant - This series taken mid July 2006
Here is the entire plant fresh from the ground - to show the roots and full shape of the plant - Taken mid July 2006
A nice cluster of several plants taken as the sun was setting - Taken mid July 2006
A closer view of the cluster with the sun setting nicely behind the camera - Taken mid July 2006
Cardinal's Feather, Acalypha radians, this plants is growing in a pot, about 12 inches tall, root hardy in zone 8.