Some mid March meanderings for you this week all about:
Alternanthera Little Ruby - 200mms featured this week in the photo attached and looking magnificent!
Did you know...
Another name Alternanthera is known by...Joyweed!
Some species of Alternanthera are classed as a herb, yet others are a noxious weed!
Some Alternanthera species are Aussie natives.
There's an edible variety that grows in water...Alternanthera Sessilis.
There's a species that rabbits like to eat.
There's estimated to be between 80 and 200 species of Alternanthera.
Little Ruby likes full sun.
Little Ruby is drought tolerant once established.
Little Ruby grows to just one third of the size of the common variety and is more frost tolerant.
Have a great week!
All the best :) Jo Joanne Hughes Wanneroo Plant Farm Ph: 08 9405 2615