Grey Artillery Plant Overview
Pilea glauca is a spreading evergreen plant from the Urticaceae family. It may be grown indoors as a houseplant, typically for the attractive foliage. Commonly known by the names Grey Artillery Plant, Silver Sparkles or Gray Baby Tears. It produces small blue-grey, round leaves on red stems. It can be grown outdoors as an annual plant or in tropical locations as a perennial. It has a spreading habit and may be used as groundcover. It is still awaiting proper botanical classification and has been sold under several names such as Pilea libanensis and P. glaucophylla.