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Purple Knight Alternanthera Plant

Your price: $9.95
  • - Joseph's Coat
  • - Height: 2-3 feet
  • - Growing Zones: 2-11
  • - Exposure: Part Shade-Full Sun
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Purple Knight Alternanthera Plant
Plant Features

The Purple Knight Alternanthera Plant offers a display of striking dark-purple foliage that is ideal in mixed containers as its vigorous, upright habit arches over the edge of the pot. This Joseph's Coat also makes a vigorous bedding plant, is very heat-tolerant and thrives in subtropical conditions. This particular Joyweed will also display its darkest colors when planted in full sun.


Alternanthera Companion Plants: Begonia, Caladium, Cordyline, Impatiens, Petunia

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 4+ hours
Overwinter Zones 10, 11
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer Weekly
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Tall
Mature Spread 2-3 feet
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Purple
Features Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, Tropical Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture
Pet Friendly Yes

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must have

the must plant to have in your garden

From anonymous | November 03, 2021

beautiful plant!

Though I haven't had a chance to plant it yet, my Alternanthera arrived in great condition and perked right up just a couple hours after opening it.

From James | August 13, 2012