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Alternanthera Little Ruby Large 170mm Pots

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Botanical Name: Alternanthera Little Ruby Large 170mm Pots

Common Name: Little Ruby  

Average Current Height (from the top of the pot): 200mm

The Little Ruby is compact and fast-growing. It has year round interest but is most commonly known for its rich, burgundy coloured foliage. This foliage is complemented with small cream flowers that blossom in summer. The plant has many uses and is easily maintained.


  • Compact, spreading habit
  • Burgundy foliage
  • Cream flowers
  • Blossom in summer
  • Fast growing
  • Year round interest
  • Insect attracting


Full sun to partial shade

Ideal For:

  • Groundcover
  • Border plant
  • Container
  • Contrast plant
  • Low hedge
  • Colourful garden fill

Plant Apart:


Height at Maturity:


Environmental Requirements:

  • Soil:
    • Prefers well-drained, moist soil
    • Tolerates a range of soils from loam to clay to sand
    • Can tolerate a range of pH levels
  • Climate:
    • Thrives in humidity
    • Prefers a sheltered position in cooler climates
  • Durability:
    • Salt tolerant
    • Can tolerate very light frost, but needs some protection


  • Keep moist in dry weather
  • Prune when required
  • Use a slow-release fertiliser
  • Mulch regularly


  • Cottage garden
  • Mediterranean garden

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