An ugly border plant from Ian in TX

Plant in a roadside median, full sun. Used as border plant or ground cover for red begonias. Yellowish green vibrant color.


some people love this, some do not.  It is a cultivar of Alternanthera ficoidea.  I am not sure which cultivar it is – the likely choices are ‘Chartreuse’ and ‘Gold threads’, but there may be more.


Dr. Steven R. Hill, Botanist  SCNPS


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