Calico Plant -

(Alternanthera ficoidea 'Partytime')

Annual Plants

Other Common Names: Party Time Joseph's Coat, Parrot Leaf,
Family: Amaranthaceae Genus: Alternanthera Species: ficoidea Cultivar: 'Partytime'
Party Time Joseph's Coat
Brent Wilson Planted · 6 years ago
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Calico Plant Overview


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Plant Type: Annual Bedding

Temp / Zone: Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Shade, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun

Soil Type: Loam, Sand, Silt

Soil Drainage: Well Drained, Moderately Drained

Water Needs: Average

Level of Care: Low

Growth Rates: Moderate

Attracts: Visual Attention

Foliage Color: Blue Green, Pink, White

Average Width: 1' to 2'

Average Height: 1' to 2'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Fall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage

Resistant To: Disease, Heat, Insect

Landscape Uses: Annual Flower Bed, Containers / Planters, Garden Pond, Small Groups

Growth Habits: Upright

Theme Gardens: Cottage, Woodland/Shade

Soil pH: 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7

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