The Acalypha Autumn is a beautiful outdoor shrub plant. The colleague of oranges, browns, yellows and greens in the leaves are a fireworks of fall colors. This is a more compact plant than the more common Acalyphas. It takes full sun to full shade. This plant is a great summer plant to give long lasting color to your garden or in a pot on the patio. At the beginning, the plant should be keep moist but not wet. As the plant gets more established you can back off the watering. Fertilize once a month. Keep plants away from frost during the winter.