How to grow Dichondra argentea

Dichondra argentea grow and care – 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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How to grow 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 indoor 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

How to grow Dichondra argentea

Dichondra argentea - Silver ponysfoot

Growing Dichondra argentea

Dichondra argentea leaves

Dichondra argentea plant care

Dichondra argentea


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ground cover plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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