Dying silverfalls(Dichondra).Hangs indoors,in the window with filtered afternoon sun. If a photo is not mine I attribute to its source. This hardy evergreen plant grows gorgeous silvery foliage and makes a nice addition to any home with the right care. Never grown this one but yours in the pot looks fantastic and JJ's combos with it are marvy! Love the licorice plant too, although I;ve never grown it. Of course I'm only reporting my experience, sounds like others have had more success. I have had this plant for a week now. Well now that is pretty interesting, I wouldn't have thought that dichondra would be so shy to grow in a 'creeping' situation because it's an amazing grower as a trailing plant in a pot. When you water it, does it seem really dry? And it will be a perennial for you right Amy? Dichondra Silver Falls can make a weed-smothering annual mat on the ground quite easily. Potting Up – Which Pot Size is Correct for Potting On? Simple theme. Is it in hot sun more than a few hours? Silver Falls Nursery has been in operation since 1997 as both a field and container grower. Discover (and save!) The cascading habit also makes this attractive plant perfect for rock walls or window boxes. 4. The plant is a very big water hog when it's hot outside. Although I have watered it more than it deserves. Not so much in the ground. $8. A place to share pictures and discuss growing, maintaining, and propagating houseplants and outdoor decorative plants. 2nd pic to show the mother plant and how one plant spread incredibly in my garden. Dichondra Silver Falls. Is there a weed barrier under that gravel?! Silver dichondra is a green-silver annual ground cover that is often used in hanging baskets and pots. We've used it here in the NYC area as part of an annual border for the last two years and found it quite good as a creeping ground cover. You will receive a pack of 5 Premium Quality Professionally Produced Plug Plants. But it looks like it's doing very well in your hanging pot. A bit spooky isn't it? The trailing stems branch well without pinching. I wonder if your cooler climate has it stumped? In its native form, it is known as "Silver Ponyfoot" in my neck of the woods. Propagate Dichondra Silver Falls: Update the last update on these beautiful plants that have been growing since last summer. It's listed as an annual, so it might need a serious trim. and 6-12" tall, prefers well drained soil and doesn't need a lot of water. It will absolutely fill pots, or land that is not mulched. Yesterday. Brown crunchy leaves around the top of it. A saucer and pot combination is ideal. This low-growing foliage plant spreads by rooting surface runners. I have a favorite this week: http://bonneylassie.blogspot.com/2014/08/my-favorite-plant-in-garden-this-week.html. Superb effect in a basket on its own or as a foil to other colours in mixed plantings. Drainage is essential for them to thrive. I bought several Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls' (silver pony foot) and Helichrysum petiolare (licorice plant), 5 of each. I have seen it used over most of the country not only in hanging baskets but as a ground cover. Because of the nematodes in the plant mutations are … It has overachieved in my garden, swallowing up smaller plants, even shrubs, in its path, although I expect that your colder temperatures will knock it down (or out) this winter. Is it in hot sun more than a few hours? We do fertilize it and the other annuals regularly, so perhaps that's the difference. It's funny that yours hasn't grown in the ground, I guess it might come down to climate and soil difference - the one I planted in February this year has spread over the entire garden bed I put it in. The dichondra is pretty too. Could be the heat I suppose, but I would have thought we've been plenty warm, especially since it's growing in the hot gravel. The container plant kept blowing into the view from the open door and startling me, like it was a person walking up the front steps. Experience the natural setting of this retreat situated in the Greater Isiyala Game Reserve. I wonder how this would do in zero-G? Unknown, you must live in a warmer climate than I do.