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Alternanthera ficoidea 'Chartreuse'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Alternanthera (al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh) (Info)
Species: ficoidea (fy-KOY-dee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chartreuse

Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive wormfood On Dec 3, 2008, wormfood from Lecanto, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Not knowing the minimum temp. for this plant, I've left it out all winter in protected areas of my yard. Zone 9a

Neutral pnjmyjb On Apr 20, 2007, pnjmyjb from Cayce, SC wrote:

Per "American Horticulture Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants" this is perennial in zone 11-12. I grow it as annual in zone 7-8.

Regional...

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

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Zachary, Louisiana
Clemmons, North Carolina
Cayce, South Carolina
Gainesboro, Tennessee



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