Pilea umbrosa PB 02-522
A very dramatic, rare, foliage plant collected from west Bengal, India by Patrick Blanc. Produces clumps of succulent stems and large, toothed, deeply veined leaves that have a glossy surface and panicles of tiny pink and whiteflowers in the leaf axils in autumn. A member of the Urticaceae family that does not sting. Height 80 cm. Moist, humus rich soil in part to full shade. Hardy to -10 to -12 C.