Category Archives: Alternanthera

Does a Green Wall count as Green Space?


Green space has a positive impact on people, society and the environment. But unfortunately the amount of green space in our well populated cities is dwindling. So are green walls the answer to help solve our issue of declining green space?

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Little Ruby™ Alternanthera is a compact ground cover plant with deep burgundy foliage

Little Ruby™ Alternanthera is the perfect mounding ground cover with a compact spreading habit it has stunning deep burgundy foliage that makes it a stand out plant.

Little Ruby Alternanthera dentata 'LRU30' PBR

Little Ruby™ Alternanthera is a third of the size of common Alternanthera dentata, it grows approx 30cm to 40cm tall and 60cm to 90cm wide and grows in full sun to part shade. Little Ruby loves humidity. It’s perfectly suited to Northern NSW and QLD. In cold climates plant it in a sheltered position to protect it from frost.

Little Ruby can be used as a ground cover, water plant or in containers. For low growing purple foliage all year round Little Ruby is a great choice.

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