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Alternanthera ficoidea 'Gold Threads'

Gold Threads Alternanthera

Alternanthera

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Mounded with a bushy dense habit make this selection perfect for borders, mixed containers or window boxes; bright yellow-green foliage are showcased throughout the summer months; sturdy plants with excellent weather tolerance

Description

Mounded with a bushy dense habit make this selection perfect for borders, mixed containers or window boxes; bright yellow-green foliage are showcased throughout the summer months; sturdy plants with excellent weather tolerance

Landscape Attributes

Gold Threads Alternanthera is an herbaceous annual with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant. The flowers of this plant may actually detract from its ornamental features, so they can be removed as they appear. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Gold Threads Alternanthera is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Gold Threads Alternanthera will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 inches

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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