Red Sessile Joyweed - Alternanthera Red | Ground Cover

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Description:
Alternanthera Red, also known as the Red Calico Plant, is an attractive, herbaceous perennial native to South America. This plant is prized for its brightly colored, dark red to bronze leaves that add a bold pop of color to any garden or container. It is commonly used as a bedding plant, as a filler in mixed borders, or as a container plant.

Plant Care:

  1. Light: Alternanthera Red prefers bright, indirect light and can tolerate full sun to partial shade. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, causing them to fade.
  2. Water: This plant is relatively drought-tolerant and should be watered only when the soil is partially dry. Over-watering can cause root rot and kill the plant.
  3. Soil: Alternanthera Red prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. It can also tolerate slightly alkaline soil.
  4. Hardiness: This plant is hardy in USDA zones 9-11, where it can be grown outdoors year-round. In cooler climates, it can be grown as a container plant or in a greenhouse or conservatory.
  5. Pruning: Regular pruning can help maintain the plant’s shape and promote bushier growth. Prune back leggy stems to encourage fuller growth and deadhead spent flowers to promote reblooming.

Note: Alternanthera Red is toxic if ingested and can cause skin irritation in some individuals, so care should be taken when handling the plant and it should be kept away from pets and children.

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