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Week 38 – September 19, 2021

Plant Information

Red Threads Alternanthera

  • Red Threads Alternanthera - Bloom
  • Red Threads Alternanthera - Container
  • Red Threads Alternanthera - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Alternanthera ficoidea

Common Name: Alternanthera

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 16" (41cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure: Shade, Sun

General Information: Gives a bold tropical look to landscapes and mixed containers. Adds texture and contrast to garden in sun or shade.

Grower Information:

Unique, easy-to-grow foliage plant adds distinctive color and texture to sun and shade combos. Densely branched, with compact, tightly mounded habit – requires only one pinch in finishing. Thrives in heat, holds up at retail in shady conditions.

'Red Threads'