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Pilea microphylla, Pilea serpyllacea, Artillery Plant, Gunpowder Plant

Pilea microphylla, Pilea serpyllacea

Artillery Plant, Gunpowder Plant
Family: Urticaceae
Origin: Central and South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Annual or short-lived perennial herbs; stems succulent, sometimes slightly woody at base. Good as a groundcover or in containers. Easily propagated from stem cuttings.


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