Centella asiatica
INDIAN PENNYWORT, ASIATIC PENNYWORT
Apiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: second line salt wind
0.1m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Origins: Australia, Sydney region region, NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, TAS, India-Subcontinent, Tropical Asia

Other Botanical Names: Hydrocotyle asiatica, H. erecta

Other Common Names: Marsh Pennywort, Marsh Pepper Wort, Arthritis Herb, Spade Leaf, Gotu Kola

 
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Centella asiatica
INDIAN PENNYWORT, ASIATIC PENNYWORT
Apiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: second line salt wind
0.1m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson or white

Flowering Time: early summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green

Edibility: herbalist herb, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental & bush designs

Uses: groundcovers, between pavers

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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