Economical and easy to produce, Alternanthera Purple Knight is the ideal accent plant in landscape designs as a vigourous bedding plant.
The height of the plants varies by location; taller in warmer conditions. The foliage will also be at its darkest in full sunlight.
*UK DELIVERY ONLY - Delivery of plug plants - Unfortunately we can only accept on-line orders for delivery to the UK. For delivery outside the UK, please email email@example.com - to contact us for a quote.
|Flowers in||June to August|
|Additional Seed Information|
|Sowing/Planting Instructions||Sow early spring at 21 -24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Sow 2mm (1/16in) deep and keep the soil damp but not wet. Sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 10-14 days.|
|Growing Instructions||When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into pots or boxes and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30-40cm (12-18in) apart in a sunny spot in good rich soil.|
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