Alternanthera Gold
Alternanthera amoena Gold Dust - Alternanthera Gold Dust
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Brighten up your garden all year round, with a rich display of this popular groundcover. The Alternanthera Gold is fast growing and produces attractive golden foliage.

  • This perennial is ideal for growing low hedges, borders and in pots.
  • It is great for warm climates and tropical gardens.
  • This plant can be invasive, be mindful if planting near bushland.
Size — 130mm
Growth Width — 30cm
Growth Height — 30cm
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — White
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

This plant needs well drained soil. Consider building a raised garden bed or elevated mounds in large gardens with free draining soil.

Watering needs

Avoid wilting by keeping soil moist, but not wet or soggy. This plant wilts fairly easily if it gets too dry, and recovers quickly when you water it.

Pruning Advice

To rejuvenate older plants and stimulate overall new growth, prune plants back to within 3 or 4 inches of the ground. Do this, when warm weather is expected in early spring if you have cool winters, or in late winter if you have mild and frost free winters.