The Acalypha Fire Dragon is a beautiful outdoor shrub plant. It takes full sun to full shade. The characteristics of the foliage is an attractive curling burgundy leaf with bright pinkish-red edges. This plant is a great summer plant to give long lasting color to your garden. 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.