More Than A Houseplant

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

While the common Pilea cadierei, or aluminum plant, is known by many gardeners as a houseplant, it also deserves a place in Mobile gardens as a striking outdoor plant. A native of southeast Asia, this perennial grows to a height of 12 or more inches and is a perfect filler in shady beds. It also does well in containers. Withstanding mild winters, leggy plants will require trimming back in the spring. Stick the cuttings in a bucket of potting soil and roots will appear in a less than a month. Learn more about this worthwhile addition by clicking on the following link. Aluminum plant