Chartreuse Joseph's Coat (Alternanthera ficoidea 'Aurea')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Greenish-yellow
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Discussion Threads about this plant
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variegated groundcover, Coqueta colgante by extranjera Jul 13, 2012 7:51 PM 21

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