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Is the chenile plant a native of Hawaii? It's a green plant with long red blooms.
-- karyn williams (email@example.com), May 19, 1999
Chenille Plant Acalypha hispida
Tropical shrub native to the East Indies; Blooms are long velvety tails of dark red up to eighteen inches which resemble chenille ( a velvety cord of silk or worsted, used in embroidery or fringe ) for which it is named. Staminate flowers ( fuzzy ), no petals; leaves are dark green, veined, rounded and pointed.
-- Roy Inouye (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 20, 1999.
The red cat tail in our local botanic garden lists it as a native of malaysia.
-- ky (email@example.com), June 25, 2001.
Does anybdy know where I can buy a housplant version of the chenile plant? I had one once, but my babysitter killed it.
-- Alice Erskine (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 31, 2004.