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Vigorous, easy to grow 3-4 inch tall cascading annuals carry soft, velvety, fan-shaped, silvery foliage which can spread 3-5 feet across. Very showy, it makes dramatic hanging baskets or an excellent temporary ground cover. Heat and drought tolerant, it needs only sun and well-drained soil to thrive.
'Emerald Falls' Dichondra, compared to 'Silver Falls,' grows fuller, not as long, with slightly more rounded deep green leaves. 'Emerald Falls' creates a dense, symmetrical, just clipped appearance that looks very attractive in hanging baskets (where it will trail about 2 feet over the edge). It also makes an outstanding low growing 2-4 inch ground cover. Like 'Silver Falls,' 'Emerald Falls' Dichondra is heat and drought tolerant, needing only sun and well-drained soil to thrive.
Sow Dichondra seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75° F., germination is in 4-15 days. Transplant into the garden after all danger of frost.