Add colour and beauty to your garden with this attractive, tropical plant. The Alternanthera Crown Jewels has a dense, bushy habit and produces masses of small, burgundy red leaves. It is ideal for hedges, borders and your favourite pots and containers. Choose a sunny to partly shaded position in moist, well drained soil to watch your plant thrive.
|Size — 130mm|
|Growth Width — 80cm|
|Growth Height — 80cm|
|Flower Colour — Red|
|Flowering Period — Spring|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
This plant can get rather straggly. You can trim it during the growing season to keep its dense shape.
Choose a well mulched garden for this plant and water it as required for 8-13 weeks, until it is established. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.
Lightly trim this bush in winter to remove the flowers and encourage dense, compact growth.