I purchased a small piece from the markdown table last summer at a big box store not knowing what it was other than I liked the color of the leaves. I took cutting and brought it in over winter, Wow! Did it ever perform in my front window all winter. I again took cutting and potted them up for my summer pots and again nothing but wow. I have given cutting away and everyone loves them. The color is spectacuar and I like them better for posts than sweet potatoe vines now. The color is outstanding and easy to care for. A definate keeper,
Proven Accents® Plum Dandy™ Alternanthera hybrid
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesBOOST a pot's EGO today.
Plummy purple foliage adds color to any planting.Foliage InterestHeat Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:10 - 16 InchesSpacing:12 - 14 InchesSpread:12 - 20 InchesFoliage Colors:PurpleFoliage Shade:PurpleHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great in landscapes and containers.Maintenance Notes:
Plants may be pinched or sheared as needed to shape.
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Arlene Sperk, Ohio, United States, 24 weeks ago
I have had a lot of success with this plant, it will let you know when the soil is dry the plant begins to wither up. it will truly bounce back when wateredElonda L WARE, Illinois, United States, 1 year ago