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Alternanthera Purple Knight

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Scientific Name : Alternanthera dentata

Common Name : Alternanthera

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • Economical, easy-to-produce plant is an ideal accent for mixed containers and excellent in the landscape as a vigorous bedding plant. 
  • Also well-suited to indoor plant programs. 
  • Very heat tolerant – thrives even in subtropical Summer conditions. 
  • Foliage colour is darkest in full sun.
  • Height varies by location; taller in warmer conditions.
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