Height: 30-40cm
Spread: 60-90cm
Frost Tender
Frost Free
Full Sun
Keep Moist
Part Shade
Sheltered Position
Warm Position
Warm Spot Frost Free

LITTLE RUBY ™ Alternanthera dentata ‘LRU30’

Common Name: Ruby Leaf Alternanthera

Little Ruby is approximately a third the height of the common form and its deep burgundy colour is a real stand out in any garden.


The perfect mounding ground cover with a compact, spreading habit.


In cold climates, plant in a sheltered position to protect from frost. Little Ruby loves humidity.


Protect from frosts.


Prefers a sheltered position. Optimal planting months are September to April.


  • Bird Attracting
  • Borders
  • Climber
  • Conifers
  • Containers
  • Deciduous Tree
  • Evergreen Tree
  • Exotic
  • Ferns
  • Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Grasses
  • Ground Cover
  • Hedging
  • Indoor
  • Native
  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Ornamental Tree
  • Palms
  • Roses
  • Scented Flowers
  • Screening
  • Shade
  • Shrubs
  • Standard
  • Topiary

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