Can you bring Dichondra Silver Falls indoors in the winter?

angelcrzeMay 6, 2007

I have a beautiful birdbath I have planted Dichondra Silver Falls in. I know it will not stand the cold Missouri winters. So I would like to know if at the end of the season I trim it and place in a pot and move it indoors for the winter.

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webkat5(Z6a MO)

Some people grow this as a houseplant, so I would say as long as the acclimation went ok, you should be just fine.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2007 at 8:14AM
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michael_in_chicago(z5)

Absolutely. I bring some in every year. I root it and keep it cool and dryish under lights for the winter. This year there was some in a pot of agapanthus that I kept cold, bone dry and in the dark (around 50 degrees) for the majority of the winter. It remained unfazed by the process, and is now happily growing again.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2007 at 10:11AM
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lisasmall(7a NoVa)

WebKat5 & Michael in Chicago, thanks for the answers. I'm in Virginia (7b, nothing like northern Illinois) but I still fear my dichondra won't make it outside. It's coming in! :)

    Bookmark   October 4, 2010 at 10:29PM
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