An introduced, naturalised, perennial herb, Native to South America. RM159.00 MYR. My cart (0) View Checkout > Orders over $200 qualify for FREE SHIPPING! This plant will be happy in most soil types, though a good, open well drained loam will always be best. It is native from Mexico to Argentina. Border Alternanthera ficoidea will go well in tropical gardens, Mediterranean style gardens, in borders and as a ground cover. all-ter-NAN-ther-ah Audio Alternanthera ficoidea 'Yellow Form' Alternanthera is a large genus of 200 species of bushy annuals and perennials that are grown mainly for their attractive colorful leaves, which are opposite, often toothed, and variable in size. Different species and varieties are strongly marked with yellow, pink, red, and coppery red. Ornamental shrub. Here we list businesses who usually sell this plant. Habit can range from small mound shaped plants to tall hedge-like plants. Temperature below 20 degrees will result in the death of this species. Foliage is glossy and colors range from yellow to red to burgundy. Full sun and miost well-drained soil . This information is provided as a free service to viewers. Hassler, M. 2019. Alternanthera paronychioides. 3 members have or want this plant for trade. It is low-growing, usually with a compact and carpeting habit. Alternanthera sessilis is "a plant of damp places, ditches, wet headlands, roadsides, sometimes a weed of plantations", and is located from sea level to elevations over 2000 m. It is also found in waste areas, gardens (PIER, 2006) and open fields (NSCRC, 2003). Alternanthera ficoidea. Also known as Alliigator Weed or Parrot Leaf. Chartreuse Alternanthera foliage varies with the species and cultivar. Features. return (true); Ground Cover Quantity Please select a quantity ... Variegated Curly Bonnie Spider Plant - Live Potted Plant - fully rooted - 4” pot $ 21.00. Saved by Amanda Kotyk. Culture. Alternanthera Alternanthera is an annual shrub of interest to gardeners. Colorful cultivars make for interesting backdrops in border or edge gardens placed among more common green-leaved plants. Zone: 12. Alternanthera ficoidea R.Br. 1988; Accessed on plantsoftheworldonline.org Habit: Erect or ascending, bushy perennial herb (commonly cultivated as an annual), c. 5–45 cm. Propagate by tip cuttings in late summer or early autumn. TheButtonPintrest.href += "&media=" + TheImage.src; – sanguinaria Subordinate Taxa. A spreading plant with narrow oval green and yellow variegated leaves that have a wavy edge. New in. There are varieties grown as houseplants and also for use outdoors as colorful annuals with variegated foliage in landscapes and container gardens. There are many colorful cultivars with blotches of gold, orange, red-brown and purple, often with red veining. Note: email address will not be displayed. QUICK VIEW. Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: This plant does not have any serious insect or disease problems. Tropicals and Tender Perennials. Open menu Menu. Good for containers or as a border edging plant. There is a good deal of confusion among the species, with some growers calling the same plant A. ficoidea, A. bettzichiana, A. amoena and A. versicolor. Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) P. Beauv. General impacts Alternanthera sessilis is a pest of sugarcane (Macdonald et al. Zone: 11 It does bloom insignificant white flowers slightly larger than Alternanthera dentata 'Little Ruby'. Evergreen Growers ship a wide variety of tubestock plants to all states of Australia. Alternanthera ficoidea is a low-growing plant that typically grows on erect to procumbent stems to 6-12” tall. Most Alternantheras enjoy a sunny to partially shaded location in rich evenly moist soil. Bright Light. Best planted en-masse where they will make the most of their good colour and ground-hugging shape. , Kew kept in a bright and sunny location with a little shade as too much can... 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