Scientific Name: Alternanthera brasiliana
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading
Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height: 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)
Width: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
General Information: Beautiful burgundy-purple leaves with ruby-rose underside.
Stands tough in heat and humidity.
Low water needs.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks
- First compact seed alternanthera is an easy-to-grow alternative to vegetative varieties.
- Durable carpet of ruby/burgundy foliage is ready to take on any Summer condition, including drought and rain. Imagine this unique colour accent in large cityscapes and as a “spiller” in high-impact containers!
- Great in low-maintenance landscapes for professionals and home gardeners alike.
- May flower under very short days; light plants at that time of year to prevent bud formation.