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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Need id on red leafed plant - Central Florida

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Orlando, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 20, 2013
4:11 PM

Post #9391645

Leaves are wine-red, like the color of the roselle plant. I think it must be related to the globe amaranth - has white 1/2 inch "balls" - blooming now. Plant gets leggy, but is pretty when kept trimmed. It must reseed, since almost every pot I have now has this plant in it. We're in Central FL - zone 9B.

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Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

January 20, 2013
4:28 PM

Post #9391663

Alternanthera dentata.
Orlando, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 21, 2013
3:17 AM

Post #9392023

Thanks so much. This one had us all stumped.


Keaau, HI

January 21, 2013
10:47 AM

Post #9392447

Alternanthera brasiliana is the updated name.

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