Alternanthera ficoidea (Joseph’s Coat) (َقْمَة الحَمَل)

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Alternanthera Ficoidea ‘Gold’

Mat-forming to erect perenial with elliptic to obovate, pointed, mid-green leaves, 2.5cm long, which are marked with combinations of red, orange, purple, and yellow. Insignificant white flowers are produced in spherical to ovoid, axillary spikes, 3-10mm long. Height 20-30cm, Spread indefinite. Native to Mexico, South America. var. amoena syn. A. amoena, is dwarf, with lance-shaped to elliptic, mid-green leaves, heavily mottled and veined brown-red, orange, and purple; Height 5cm. ‘Versicolor’, syn. A. versicolor, is erect with bluntly spoon-shaped, copper or blood-red to maroon leaves; Height and Spread 30m.


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SKU: 010123 Category:

♦ Height: 0.20-0.30m
♦ Spread: Indefinite
♦ Origin: Mexico, South America
♦ Category: Ground Cover
♦ Family: Amaranthaceae
♦ Common Name: Joseph’s Coat A. bettzickiana, A. versicolor, A. amoena
♦ Flower Colour: White
♦ Drought Tolerance: Medium
♦ Salinity Tolerance: Medium
♦ Sun Tolerance: High
♦ Wind Tolerance: High
♦ Water-Logg Tolerance: Medium
♦ pH Level: Basic
♦ Pest Tolerance: High
♦ Disease Tolerance: High
♦ Growth Rate: Fast
♦ Fragrance: No
♦ Growth Habit: Mat-forming

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