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Alternanthera 'Red Thread'
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Common Name:
Alternanthera 'Red Thread'
   
Ornamental Features:
Low growing, mounding, herbaceous perennial. Thin small red/burgundy leaves. Color shows up best on new growth. Mature size of 6 to 12 inches.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Moderate growth rate in moist, well-drained soil. Matures to less than a foot tall.
   
Landscape Value:
Great to use in large plantings for color or texture.
   
Hardiness:
Zones 9 - 10
   
Culture:
Likes light shade, but will take full sun. Adaptable to different soils, but will do best in a well drained loose mix. For best looks, keep moist. Use soluble fertilizer or top dress with slow release at moderate rates.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
Cell pack to 4" - 6 weeks Cell pack to 6" - 8 to 10 weeks
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue Culture & division.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Mealybugs and Rhizoctonia
   
More Information:
Low growing, mounding, herbaceous perennial, great for ground cover, beds & borders. Likes shade, but can take full sun in Zones 9 - 10. Further north, grow as a warm season annual, spring to frost, or indoors in full light.
   
 
 
 
     
AG 3, Inc.
19825 State Road 44
Eustis, FL 32736
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