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Alternanthera Little Ruby, Party Time, Red Threads or Alternanthera True Yellow

Accent Plants - Alternanthera Little Ruby

Alternanthera 'dentata' Burgundy Threadleaf
Use these showy foliage plants in containers as a color contrast or as a mounding plant in the landscape.
 8-12 in
Spread: 6-12 in
Spacing: 8-16 in

Alternanthera 'dentata' Little Ruby
This mounding burgundy foliage plant is a nice compliment for other plants but can hold it's own too. Great for use in window boxes, mixed containers and landscapes. Prefers full sun to part sun. Plants may be pinched or sheared as needed to shape.
 15-18 in
Spread: 24-30 in
Spacing: 18-24 in

Alternanthera 'ficoidea' Party Time
Hot pink and green foliage thrives in the shade. Great companion plant for Impatiens, Begonias and Caladiums. Great in baskets and containers. Plant in fertile soil.
 18-24 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Spacing: 18-24 in

Alternanthera 'ficoidea' True Yellow
This mounding and compact, yellow-green Alternanthera is a great accent to gardens and planters. 
 6-12 in
Spread: 4-10 in
Spacing: 4-8 in

4.0 Accent Plant UPC: 7-26694-50088-5
(Ships as 10 - 4.0 Pots per flat)

Height: 6-24 in
Spread: 6-30 in
Spacing: 4-24 in
Color: Burgundy

Available In:

4.0 Accent Plants

Characteristics & Attributes for Alternanthera Little Ruby, Party Time, Red Threads or Alternanthera True Yellow:


  • Full Shade
  • Partial Sun
  • Full Sun

Seasonal Program:

  • Spring


  • Mounding
  • Upright


  • Container
  • Fall Color
  • Great Foliage
  • House Plant
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Edging
  • Fast Growing
  • Ground Cover
  • Low Maintenance
  • No Deadheading

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Purple
  • Chartreuse
  • Variegated

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall