Pilea pubescens ‘Silver Cloud’ is a lovely solid silver form of the species. The silver leaves have a contrasting red on the back. This small plant has a compact growth habit. This is good terrarium plant for its contrasting foliage.
The plant easily propagated from stem cuttings, hence the sometimes used common names of friendship plant or panamiga. Native to Central and South America, this species of Pilea is a bushy trailing plant that features clusters of ovate, toothed, textured, dark green leaves (to 3” long) with dark bronze undertones and often light green edges. Leaf undersides are typically dark red. Tiny pink-green flowers in branched cymes in summer. Also makes an excellent terrarium plant. Pilea pubescens liebmannii Silver Cloud. Beautiful bright, completely silver-pink leaves ruffled and serrated; marvelous striking mounds of thick foliage make this the crown jewel of the Pileas. Brightens up any terrarium or fairy garden design.