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skellyshelly

Organic gardening, chickens, honeybees, and working on my backyard permaculture in subtropical growing zone 10a in southwest Florida.

Alternanthera 'Little Ruby'

  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2016
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skellyshelly

Help me identify this plant, please. This photo was in the shade but the plant is very intense cranberry red in the sun which it loves. I'm in zone 10a. Thanks! #plantid

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franshinegee

How tall is it?

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skellyshelly

@franshinegee right now about 20" tall in the pot.

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lovestogarden

Is it a basil?

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skellyshelly

No it isn't a basil even though I would love it to be one!

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skellyshelly

@plantkiller Not yet but I will as soon as I know more about it. I have 2 pots of it.

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skellyshelly

It's Alternanthera! Thank you Facebook friends!

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skellyshelly

#alternanthera #littleruby

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