Name

Red Hot Cat's Tail

Latin

Acalypha hipsida

Secret Meaning

Meow! (Non-traditional)

Alternative Names:

Chenille Plant, Phillipines Medusa, Fox Tail

Facts & Folkore:

Also called the Phillipines Medusa, the Chenille Plant and the Fox Tail, this flower which originated in tropical Asia has naturalized to multiple countries in North America and is often cultivated a houseplant because of its attractiveness and brilliantly colored, furry flowers.

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