Alternanthera Green and Gold
Speedy groundcover for sunny places and frost-free gardens. Bright leaf colour all year round, and a vibrant contrast to our much-loved dark-leaved Alternantheras.
Alternanthera amoena, Alternanthera bettzickiana 'Green and Gold'APPEARANCE : Variegated green and gold foliage with pink splashes, on a compact spreading ground cover.
USE FOR : Plant in groups as a mass display of year-round leaf colour. Underplanting for brighly coloured flowering shrubs and trees. Suitable for pots.
CLIMATE : Needs a frost-free position. Thrives in humid conditions.
PLANTING : Plant in well drained soil in full sun to part shaded in the garden.
CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as necessary to keep tidy and encourage new growth. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 20 cm H x 20 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.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
What is tubestock? In WA or TAS? We can't ship this plant to you for state biosecurity reasons.
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