LITTLE RUBY™ Alternanthera is a compact ground cover

Alternanthera dentata 'LRU30' PVR


Description: The perfect mounding ground cover with a compact, spreading habit. It has stunning deep burgundy foliage that makes it a stand out plant. It is a third the size of common Alternanthera dentata.

Little Ruby™ Alternanthera dentata 'LRU30' PVR IntendedDimensions: Approximately 30-40cm tall x 60-90 cm wide.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Little Ruby™ Alternanthera loves humidity.

In cold climates, plant in a sheltered position to protect from frost. It will tolerate light to moderate frost. In moderate frost, it is recommended to put the plant in a greenhouse in winter (if it is in a pot).

Soil Types: Well drained moist soils.

Uses: Ground cover, border plant, containers.

Little Ruby™ Alternanthera dentata 'LRU30' PVR Intended Care: Keep moist in dry weather. For best results in light to moderately frost affected areas, prune and use a good slow release fertiliser in early march. 

Pruning and fertilising at this time will help Little Ruby™ Alternanthera perform better over winter and look it's best in spring. In frost affected areas if they do get burnt over winter, simply prune affected foliage at the beginning of spring.

Available now by preorder through Lyndale Nurseries Auckland Pty Ltd.

Phone: +64 9 416 8482