Alternanthera Red
Alternanthera dentata - Ruby leaf alternanthera
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Brighten up your garden all year round, with a rich display of attention grabbing groundcover. The Alternanthera Red produces bright red foliage and ball shaped, white flowers in spring. It makes an excellent feature shrub for garden beds, containers and patio pots.

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

Choose a sunny to part shade position, with well drained soil in your garden for this plant. Containers are a great option for planting.

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.