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Red cat's tail & kitten 'Chachaiko'

Red cat's tail & kitten 'Chachaiko' (Acalypha reptans)

Summer (late spring?) 2000

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What a lovely photo, the kitten looks about as big as my little Tilly...

20 Jul, 2010


What a sweetie :-)))

What 'is' the plant ?
I don't recognise it, are those leaves evergreen ?

20 Jul, 2010


Cats are lovely but kittens are especially adorable, aren't they Clarice :)

Hi Louise, this is 'Acalypha reptans', evergreen perennial from India. The flower spikes appear mainly in summer (during winter the flowers get smaller or even disappear). Because it is smaller than the other Cat's Tails it is sometimes called Kitten's Tail. Cute. Minimum temperature: 10~15 degrees (c).

20 Jul, 2010


great photo

20 Jul, 2010


Thank you Yorkshire :)

20 Jul, 2010


Thanks for that info Tommymoo, i fancy getting this one !

20 Jul, 2010


Glad you like it Louise :)

20 Jul, 2010


I cannot believe, this little kitten is now a full grown cat, and is now 10 yrs
old, about the same age as the plant too this your Conservatory?
If so, looks very nice, looks as if you have quite a few lovely plants there,
like this unusual 1.... : ~ )))

20 Jul, 2010


lovely photo...cute kitten too

20 Jul, 2010


Thank you Elsiemay :)
This little kitten is in heaven now, FP :(
It's not my conservatory. Outdoors, in front of the entrance of my parents' house :)

21 Jul, 2010


awww such a cute picture!

22 Jul, 2010


I love this picture..
Thanks Michaella :)

22 Jul, 2010

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