Common name: Alligator weed, Parrot leaf

Native to: Western Ghats of India

 

Alternathera are bushy annuals and perennials with colourful leaves and insignificant flowers.

 

A spreading plant with narrow oval green and yellow variegated leaves that have a wavy edge. Likes moist well drained soil growing 6-8" in sun to part shade. A tropical plant with brilliant colorful foliage that produces small orchid to lavender flowers at the tips. Great for mixed containers. Easy and quite unusual.

Allium spp.

Ksh500.00Price
  • Native / exotic: Exotic

    Aspect: Full sun to partial shade

    Flowers: Insignificant lavender flowers

    Fragrance: None

    Foliage: Evergreen; variegated: gold, chartreuse, green

    Growth habit: Bushy

    Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant

    Height: Up to 15 to 30 cm

    Spread: Up to 15 to 30 cm

    Soil requirements: Prefers rich, moist well-drained soils.

    Uses: Flowers, borders and beds, container plants

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