Go Back Khaki weed

Alternanthera
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Plant Type: Annuals

These tender perennials are usually grown as annuals,although they may be hardy to zone 8. Set out plants in the spring when all danger of frost has passed. Allow four inches between plants for a carpeted effect; otherwise, set them twelve inches apart.Provide full sun and moderately fertile soil with good drainage. Pinch back occasionally to keep the plant bushy. Propagate by taking cuttings.Cuttings one to two inches in length root quickly.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Used for bedding, containers, edging, and terrariums

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Red to green

Plant Spread

12 inches

Good Companions

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Plant Height

6-12 inches

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Average, moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

Early summer,

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Fast

Seasonal Interests