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Alternanthera Variegated - Plant

Alternanthera Variegated - Plant

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Embark on a botanical journey with Vermi Organics' Alternanthera Variegated Plant, a stunning plant that effortlessly combines beauty and versatility. Admired for its captivating variegated foliage, this species stands as a testament to nature's artistry. With a tapestry of colors that range from deep greens to creamy whites, Alternanthera Variegated is an exquisite addition to any garden or landscape. Join us in exploring the intricate allure of this botanical gem.

About: Belonging to the diverse Amaranthaceae family, Alternanthera Variegated Plant is a species within the Alternanthera genus. Originating from South America, this plant has garnered attention for its striking variegation, a result of contrasting green and white patterns on its leaves. Known for its adaptability, Alternanthera Variegated thrives in various climates, making it a sought-after choice for gardeners looking to introduce a touch of elegance to their outdoor spaces.

Benefits: Beyond its visual appeal, Alternanthera Variegated Plant offers a range of benefits for both the garden and its caretakers. Its dense growth creates effective ground cover, suppressing weeds and stabilizing soil. The variegated foliage also adds a layer of interest and texture to garden beds, borders, or containers. With minimal care requirements, this species proves to be a valuable addition to gardens seeking both aesthetics and practicality.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Alternanthera Variegated thrives as an outdoor plant, showcasing its vibrant foliage in garden beds, borders, or containers. Its preference for full sun to partial shade makes it an ideal choice for landscaping projects, where its variegated leaves can shine. While it is not typically cultivated indoors due to its sunlight requirements and growth habits, it excels in transforming outdoor spaces into visually striking landscapes.

Care: Caring for Alternanthera Variegated is a delight for gardeners of all levels. Plant it in well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Regular watering is essential, particularly during dry spells, but be cautious not to overwater. Pruning can be done to maintain its compact shape and encourage bushier growth. With minimal maintenance needs, Alternanthera Variegated stands as an excellent choice for those seeking a dynamic and visually appealing addition to their garden.

Common Names: Alternanthera Variegated is recognized by various names, each highlighting its distinctive color patterns and vibrant character:

  1. Variegated Joyweed
  2. Kaleidoscope Plant
  3. Rainbow Carpetweed

These names reflect the plant's captivating variegation and its ability to add a touch of charm to any garden setting.


  • Scientific Name: Alternanthera Variegated
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Height: 12 to 18 inches
  • Foliage: Variegated, with contrasting green and white patterns
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
  • Watering: Moderate

Special Features:

  1. Variegated Foliage: The most outstanding feature of Alternanthera Variegated is its captivating variegated leaves, showcasing a delightful blend of green and white.

  2. Dense Growth Habit: With a dense and bushy growth habit, this species serves as an excellent ground cover, creating a visually striking carpet of variegated foliage.

  3. Adaptability: Alternanthera Variegated exhibits resilience, adapting well to various climates and soil conditions, making it a versatile choice for different garden settings.


  1. Garden Beds: Plant Alternanthera Variegated in garden beds to create a dynamic and visually appealing display of variegated foliage.

  2. Borders: Use this species along garden borders to define and enhance the edges of your outdoor space with its captivating color patterns.

  3. Container Gardens: Alternanthera Variegated is well-suited for container gardens, allowing you to bring its vibrant presence to patios, balconies, or any confined outdoor area.

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