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Alternanthera Fire Bug

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Light up your garden with a Fire Bug! Bright cheery shades of pink, burgundy and bronze add year round colour as low hedges and ground cover at low cost. Plant with gold-leaved plants for a bright tropical colour burst.

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Alternanthera dentata 'Fire Bug'
DESCRIPTION: Brilliant burgundy-red foliage plant. Fire Bug is dense growing to 1m.
USES: Borders and accent planting. Great used in contrast plantings with our Gold & Yellow foliage plants.
Try Speckled Croton, Cuphea Aurea and Mini Sheenas Gold. Perfect for pots too!
CARE: Sunny to partly shady in warm frost-free areas.  Prune regularly to maintain dense growth and fresh foliage. 
PLANTING: Mulch and water well until the plant is established, usually around twelve weeks. Provide plenty of water during dry periods. Protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to1 m H x 1m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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