PlantsAlternanthera→Khakiweed (Alternanthera pungens)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spread: Forms dense mats 18 to 24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small, khaki colored prickly
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

author--J.M.Garg

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