Pistol plant

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Pistol plant
Scientific Name : Pellionia species
Family : Urticaceae
Common Name : Pistol plant
A creeping herbaceous plant with showy foliage. Suitable for hanging baskets & as a ground cover. The common name ‘Pistol plant’ is due to the white pollens, which burst out from opening flower buds. These pollens resemble the smoke from a fired pistol.
Propagation : Stem cuttings, division
Longevity : Perennial