Scientific Name: Dichondra argentea
Common Name: Dichondra
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing
Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 18 – 48″ (46 – 122cm)
Height: 2 – 3″ (5 – 8cm)
Width: 36 – 48″ (91 – 122cm)
Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
General Information: Touchable foliage adds texture wherever it is used.
Plug crop time: 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks
- True cascading habit is excellent for mixed containers or hanging baskets.
- Performs as a low-growing groundcover, but requires well-drained soils.
- Also well-suited to indoor plant programs.
- Very heat and drought tolerant.
- No pinching needed.
Height: 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm in the ground
Spread/Length: 3 to 4 ft./91 cm to 1.2 m; up to 6 ft./1.8 m in areas with a longer growing season
Photo copyright Ball seed – used with permission