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PlantFiles: Aerva, Sambang Colok
Aerva sanguinolenta

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Aerva (AY-er-va) (Info)
Species: sanguinolenta (san-gwin-oh-LEN-tuh) (Info)

Category:
Herbs
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Burgundy
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral IRFAN_LODHI On Feb 13, 2010, IRFAN_LODHI from faisalabad
Pakistan (Zone 10b) wrote:

Distribution: Foothill and sub-Himalayan zone in Pakistan, ascending, India extending to China, Thailand, Malay, Indo-China, the Philippines and the Malay islands (Java, Celebes, Moluccas etc.).

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami, Florida



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