((Syn.) Alternanthera bettzickiana ‘Tricolour’)
A colourful groundcover with an eye catching display of green, gold and pink foliage.
The pale insignificant flowers occur in spring-summer.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny position in well repared soil with added organic matter. Suited to climates with mild winters and wann summers. It makes a wonderful show en masse or as a border plant but also looks impressive in containers or as an indoor plant.
In warmer climates trim back in late summer or when it gets too big. In cold areas replant in late spring.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||10|
|Habit||A tender perennial plant with a stoloniferous habit that performs as an hardy annual in cooler climates.|
|Position||Full Sun, Frost Sensitive|