Centella asiatica, commonly known as centella, Asiatic pennywort or Gotu kola, or in Malaysia we called as “Pegaga” . Pegaga is a herbaceous, frost-tender perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae. It is native to wetlands in Asia. It is used as a culinary vegetable and as a medicinal herb. Pegaga look attractive in kokedama style .
Kokedama is a ball of soil, covered with moss, on which an ornamental plant grows. The idea has its origins in Japan, where it is a combination of the nearai 根洗い bonsai and kusamono planting styles. This creative idea makes Pegaga easy to care and not just for healthy purpose but suitable for plant decoration at home.