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As a gardener if you’re looking for an unusual plant for your garden, a novelty plant, or a new idea for a hanging basket to bring inside for the winter, you can try growing chenille plants. The Chenille plant info actually indicates that some versions of the plant, botanically of the Acalypha genus, are available. The finely cut foliage and long, fuzzy flowers may spread along the ground or cascade over the sides of a hanging basket. Some types of the growing chenille plants take on the form of a shrub. The plant is commonly known as red hot cattails or fox tail (Acalypha hispida), you are likely to find a variety suitable for your summer garden and beyond. Caring for the chenille plants is simple in USDA plant hardiness zones nine and ten, where plants grow abundantly all year long. In colder areas, growing chenille plants outside perform as annuals and die out with frost. To read more visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to