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Alternanthera ficoidea 'True Yellow'

True Yellow Alternanthera

Alternanthera

Comments

A mounding, dense plant presenting cupped and crinkled bright yellow leaves; small white flowers in summer; best color in full sun; great in containers or as an accent groundcover

Description

A mounding, dense plant presenting cupped and crinkled bright yellow leaves; small white flowers in summer; best color in full sun; great in containers or as an accent groundcover

Landscape Attributes

True Yellow Alternanthera is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It has no significant negative characteristics.

True Yellow Alternanthera is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

True Yellow Alternanthera will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

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