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karmey

I live in the tropics, lots of butterfly's and birds including my three hen. We have a wet season and a dry, grow almost any thing that likes humidity

Alternanthera 'Little Ruby'

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2016
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karmey

Help me identify this plant

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Sussanah

Alternantheria. Spelling??? Can be a weed.

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brightcolours

Certainly an #alternanthera http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/media/Html/alternanthera_brasiliana.htm @Sussanah @karmey

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brightcolours

http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/purple-weed-brings-no-joy/2672166/

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brightcolours

http://www.growmeinstead.com.au/plant/purple-joyweed-wet.aspx

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karmey

Yes that's it Katie #brasiliana or #dentataruby but a weed none the less. I haven't got a lot of it in the garden and I like the colour so I'll keep it for now, if it gets out of hand it will get the chop 😂😂 or not 🤔 thanks again @brightcolours

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brightcolours

@carol13450 do you have any of this?

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carol13450

Yes I did, but I pulled it all out. Horrible stuff IMO. @brightcolours

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brightcolours

Just found this: www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/purple-weed-brings-no-joy/2672166/

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karmey

Thanks Katie very interesting, it's coming out 😖😉 caladiums are much prettier any how 🙂 oh well I suppose I'll just have to go back to the nursery AGAIN!! And I so didn't want to 😂😂🙄 @brightcolours

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brightcolours

Oh, how arduous... Such a hardship!! 😂

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karmey

I can do it I know i can I'll take a big breath 😮 one step at a time 👣 I can do this 😳😂😂

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