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Pilea numulalifolia Creeping Charlie   Urticaceae
 

Pilea numularifolia, Creeping Charlie

 

Pilea numularifolia, Creeping Charlie

Usually seen spilling from a hanging basket, this training perennial from tropical South America and the West Indies has 1in (25mm) long, rounded leaves with toothed edges.
In summer it produces small cream flowers in the leaf axils and at the stem tips.
Flowering colors: Cream
Cultivation: They grow in moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil in part-shade.
Propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

 

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