Seasonal Color Growers

Providing quality annuals and perennials for landscape professionals since 1999

Alternanthera

Purple Prince

Purple Prince Alternanthera will make a durable, carpet of purple foliage accenting borders or used in a "fill/spill" role in containers. Great for low maintenance landscapes.
Purple Prince
  • Planting & Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 12-15"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 18-20"
  • Mature Height: 10-16"

Planting Type

  • Containers
  • Ground Cover
  • Border

Seasons

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Type

  • Annual

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Water Requirements

  • Normal
  • Low *

Fertilizer

  • Average

Colors

Tolerant to

  • Drought
  • Heat

Resistant to

  • Deer

Growth Characteristics:
Great color foliage accent for landscape and containers use. Very durable and able to withstand rain and drought conditions.

Care & Maintenance:
Little to no maintenance.

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.