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Common Name: Red Threads Josephs Coat      Latin Name: Alternanthera ficoidea 'Red Threads'      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Alternanthera ficoidea 'Red Threads'

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Category: Annual
Family: AMARANTHACEAE
Genus: Alternanthera
species: ficoidea
Cultivar: 'Red Threads'
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Growth habit: Neat and compact
Foliage: Opposite, long and pointed, colorful
Flowers: White, inconspicuous
Culture: Part to full sun and well-drained soil
Pests and problems: None major
Uses: Edging, bedding plant, accent plant in container, houseplant in high light
Propagation: Cuttings
Cultivars: Many cultivars have been developed including 2-foot tall ‘Purple Knight’ which has purple foliage (pictured top and middle) and ‘Red Threads’, with fine foliage, a low, mounded shape and a reddish purple color (bottom).
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
Characteristics:
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingHigh Availability
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like part shade.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Coyote Ct, Mason Coyote ct Mason OH
Specimen: 116
Alternanthera ficoidea Alternathera_ficoida_leaves.JPG
Leaves of Alternathera ficoidea
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Leaves of Alternathera ficoidea
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Leaves of Alternathera ficoidea
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Alternanthera ficoidea Alternathera_ficoidea_close.JPG
Leaves of Alternathera ficoidea
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Alternanthera ficoidea Alternathera_ficoidea_plant.JPG
Leaves of Alternathera ficoidea
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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