Plant DetailShow Menu

Artillery Plant Pilea microphylla

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
py-LEE-uh my-kro-FIL-uh
Description

Artillery Plant is an herbaceous perennial or annual that in its native tropical habitat it can be a groundcover.  It can be grown as a houseplant or as an annual in outdoor containers. 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#container plant#interiorscape#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#container plant#interiorscape#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pilea
    Species:
    microphylla
    Family:
    Urticaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico, South America, southeastern U.S.A.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Houseplant
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Fleshy
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No