With much slimmer leaves than other alternantheras, Red Threads makes a handsome companion planted with Little Ruby or Purple Splash for textural contrast. Planted on its own, it's a striking deep-coloured maroon groundcover or low hedge edging, especially when sited where the light can glow through its leaves. We can't ship this product to Western Australia or Tasmania for biosecurity reasons.
Alternanthera ficoidea 'Red Threads' APPEARANCE : Frost-tender groundcover foliage plant with very slender deep purple-burgundy-green leaves. Balls of cream-white flowers rise above the foliage when left unclipped. Good heat tolerance. USE FOR: Cottage gardens, groundcover, rockeries, mass plantings. pots and border planting. PLANTING: Sunny to partly shady in warm frost-free areas. . CARE: . Mulch and water well until the plant is established, usually around twelve weeks. Fertilise in spring HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30 cm H x 30 cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
We can't ship this product to Western Australia or Tasmania for biosecurity reasons.