Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera dentata 'BRAZILIAN RED' PBR

Brazilian Red Hots™ - Amazing hot pink foliage that will make a feature in your garden

Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera dentata 'BRAZILIAN RED' PBR

Emporium/Hotties Range

 

Plant Description: This Alternanthera demands attention with its hot pink foliage, which makes it an excellent contrast plant in gardens.

Height & Width: 50-60cm high x 50-60cm wide.

Foliage: Stunning hot pink foliage.

Flowers: Ball shaped white flowers in spring.

Uses: Small garden hedges (also as a specimen plant, in gardens beds, containers and patio pots).

Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Heat tolerant, and loves humidity. Frost tender shrub, needs to be in a sheltered position protected from light frosts.

Soil Type: Requires well drained moist soils.

Best Planting Time: October to March.

Planting Density: 2-3 plants per linear metre (2-4 plants per m²).

Where it thrives: Frost free areas - QLD, Coastal NSW, Coastal VIC, Coastal WA, Coastal SA and NT.

Pruning: Yearly pruning will provide vibrant new growth.

Establishment & Extra Care: 

  • Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
  • Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
  • Provide adequate water as required, keep moist in dry weather.
  • Protect from light frosts.
  • Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.

 

Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera

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