How to grow Dichondra argentea

Dichondra argentea growing herbaceous of the genus Dichondra also known as Silver falls or Ponysfoots, Dichondra argentea perennial evergreen or annual plant, also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant and ground cover, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or tropic climate and grow in hardiness zone 10+ (as perennial) 6+ (as annual).

Leaves color green-gray to silvery in heart shape.

Dichondra argentea flower

Flower color green or yellow in star flower.

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Requirements for Dichondra argentea growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring (as annual) / spring to summer (as perennial) / all year in hotter climate

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
5-20cm, 2-8 inches (but when it weeping can be bigger)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Star flower shape, in yellow or green color

Scientific name:

Dichondra argentea

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone