Dichondra (Dichondra argentea Silver Falls™)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Silver Falls™
Cultivar name: 'Silver Falls'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 4 inches
Plant Spread: 3-6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish yellow to white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets

Amazing amount of spread for one plant!

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Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-08-13Amazing amount of spread for one plant!
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Location: In my Mom's gardenDate: 2008-11-21
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Date: 2008-11-06
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Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-06-29Guilty as charged!
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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: 2009-06-20
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Date: 2011-06-29Courtesy Outsidepride
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Date: 2011-06-29Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-06-24Nice for a rock garden
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Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Aug 13, 2019 3:26 PM

This is a fabulous plant that cascades over rocks and adds contrasting light blue green foliage to my sunny hillside garden. A single tiny plant from a small pot has grown to occupy a space about four by three feet over the three months it has been growing in my garden.

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Posted by lovesblooms (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Feb 2, 2015 10:20 PM

The silver is the silveriest, and it looks delicate, but it put up with heat and drought in full sun for me without complaining much. I winter sowed these last year, and when they came up, I planted them in a huge pot with a small red cascade rose. They eventually crawled over the edge and dripped out.

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