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Alternanthera 'Purple Prince'

Alternanthera brasiliana

  • Beautiful burgundy-purple leaves with ruby-rose underside
  • Stands tough in heat and humidity
  • Low water needs

Interesting Notes

43 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 color 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.

Growing and Maintenance Tips for Alternanthera

Best in full to partial sun.
In deep shade, the leaves will be more green.
Plant after last frost. Little fertilization required.

Additional Information
Height: 10-16 in
Spread: 18-20 in
Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Intro Year: 2018
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