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Alternanthera dentata purple kinght - Plant

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Description

This dark-leaved, tropical foliage plant loves heat, and is useful spreading through a bed, border, or in a container where its deep purple leaves can contrast with brightly colored flowers or foliage. Alternanthera are native to tropical and sub-tropical areas.Their flowers are generally an afterthought. This plant works well for edging, as an annual groundcover, or in a formal knot garden.
re esay plants to grow. They like full sunlight and lots of water. Plants grow and spread quickly. Soils should be well prepared if the plants are to last for many yea Cutting can be done once in a while to keep plants in shape. Plants flower in winter. Flowers are unattractive and spoil the show. Plants should be cut back and fertilized just after winter to get back original form and color.
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1 Alternanthera dentata purple kinght - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Ageratum houstonianum is a cool-season annual plant often grown as bedding in gardens. The plant grows to 0.3,1 m high, with ovate to triangular leaves 2,7 cm long, and blue flowerheads. The flower heads are borne in dense corymbs.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Alternanthera Purple Knight, Purple Calico Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 2.50 feet
Flower Colour purple
Bloom Time just after winter
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants. Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
Plant out after the frost-free date in moist but well-drained soil in full sun (for best color) or partial shade. Pinch or clip back to maintain compact form.

Alternanthera dentata purple kinght care

Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 16-20C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Alternanthera dentata purple kinght special feature

Shorter varieties are excellent as bedding plants, edgers (along paths, walkways and border fronts) and container plants (hanging baskets, window boxes, urns or other containers).

Alternanthera dentata purple kinght uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Ageratum houstonianum Mill is one of the most important medicinal plants of this region Ageratum houstonianum is a short lived(annual or biennial) herbaceous plant growing 0
  • 3-1m tall, with showy flower heads and have long history of traditional medicinal uses
  • The stems are round, mostly green in colour, and softly

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to plant Alternanthera?

You can plant a Alternanthera plant in an indoor and outdoors growing conditions, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant.
1. Direct or indirect bright sunlight.
2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained.
3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Is Alternanthera an indoor plant?

You can plant Alternanthera in an indoor or outdoor growing conditions where direct or indirect bright sunlight is available.

What is Alternanthera plant?

Alternanthera is a genus of flowering plants in the family Amaranthaceae.

How to care for Alternanthera plant?

To care Alternanthera plant consider the following points.
1. Direct or indirect bright sunlight.
2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained.
3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

How to plant Alternanthera?

To plant Alternanthera consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives direct or indirect bright sunlight.
5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct or indirect bright sunlight.
2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get direct or indirect bright sunlight. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

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