Mar 5, 2021  Week: 9

Purple Prince Alternanthera

Scientific Name : Alternanthera brasiliana

Hardiness Degree : 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit : Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun

General Information : Durability meets drama in this first-ever compact alternanthera from seed. Purple Prince offers pro landscapers all-Summer performance through any conditions including drought and rain. Purple Prince makes a carpet of ruby/burgundy foliage, a unique color accent that is perfect for low-maintenance landscape installations and as a spiller in high-impact cityscape containers.

Landscape Tips : Purple Prince is somewhat cold sensitive, so it should be planted after the last frost. Plant in full to partial sun locations for the deepest coloration.