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Grandiflora

(Lily-of-the-Incas)

The Genus Alstroemeria is made up of 50 to 60 species of flowering herbaceous perennials native to South America. The genus is named for the Swedish baron Clas Alströmer who first collected seeds in South America around 1750. Today Lily-of-the-Incas hybrids and cultivars are most popular with florists for use in arrangements.

Alstroemeria are clump-forming and upright. They grow from fleshy rhizomatous crowns that spread laterally over time. They’ve numerous erect leafy...

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Holly Chichester

(Alternanthera, Calico Plant)

Brilliant color and good heat tolerance is an irresistible combination, and ‘Brazilian Red Hots’ delivers both. This hybrid tender perennial is fully evergreen and boasts vibrant variegated foliage with purplish centers and fuchsia edges. Each elliptical leaf has a wavy texture. Throughout the year, it produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and fade against the electric color of the leaves.

For best foliar color, plant ‘Brazilian Red Hots’ in full...

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ItSaul Plants

(Alternanthera)

Bred by Robert Mark Saul of Itsaul Plants in Alpharetta, Georgia, 'Cognac' is an exceptional joyweed with rich, dark purplish brown leaves and good heat tolerance. This hybrid tender perennial is fully evergreen. Each elliptical leaf has pronounced leaf veins and a lustrous sheen. Throughout the year, this bushy variety produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and offer little interest when compared to the rich color of the leaves.

For best foliar...

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ItSaul Plants

(Alternanthera)

Bred by Robert Mark Saul of Itsaul Plants in Alpharetta, Georgia, 'Crème de Menthe' is an pretty variegated joyweed with exceptional heat tolerance. This evergreen tender perennial boasts showy green leaves mottled with random splashes of cream. Each elliptical leaf has pronounced leaf veins and a lustrous sheen. Throughout the year, the bushy plant produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and offer little interest when compared to the rich color of the leaves.

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ItSaul Plants

(Alternanthera)

Bred by Robert Mark Saul of Itsaul Plants in Alpharetta, Georgia, 'Grenadine' is an super showy variegated joyweed with exceptional heat tolerance. This evergreen tender perennial boasts burgundy leaves with hot pink veins. Each elliptical leaf has a lustrous sheen. Throughout the year, the bushy plant produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and offer little interest when compared to the rich color of the leaves.

For best foliar color, plant 'Grenadine'...

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ItSaul Plants

(Alternanthera)

Bred by Robert Mark Saul of Itsaul Plants in Alpharetta, Georgia, 'Mai Tai' is an super showy variegated joyweed with exceptional heat tolerance. This evergreen tender perennial boasts green and chartreuse leaves with ivory veins and splashes of hot pink and burgundy. Each elliptical leaf is different. Throughout the year, the spreading, bushy plant produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and offer little interest when compared to the spectacular color of...

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ItSaul Plants

(Alternanthera)

Bright color and good heat tolerance is an irresistible combination, and 'Raspberry Rum' delivers both. This garden hybrid is an evergreen tender perennial and boasts showy purplish burgundy leaves with splashes of fuchsia-red. Each elliptical leaf is different. Throughout the year, the spreading, bushy plant produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and offer little interest when compared to the spectacular color of the leaves.

For best foliar color,...

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Michael Price

(Alternanthera, Brazilian Joyweed)

Brazilian joyweed is a tender perennial from Mexico, the West Indies, Central America and Brazil. It is grown for its richly colored foliage, dense habit and exceptional heat tolerance. This shrubby species grows taller than most. Its leaves are narrowly oval and deep reddish purple or purplish green. Throughout the year, it produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers. These are airy and pretty but still play second fiddle to the attractive foliage.

For best foliar color, plant Brazilian...

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Forest & Kim Starr

(Calico Plant, Indoor Clover, Joyweed)

Joyweed is a tender perennial from the West Indies and Brazil grown for richly colored foliage and heat tolerance. The leaves are lance to oval shaped with toothed margins and are variously shaded in purple – reminiscent of coleus. The insignificant flowers are white, without petals, grouped together and look like clover. Joyweed may be planted by seed, choose brightly colored seedlings, or transplants.

Joyweed is frost sensitive and grown as a perennial only in very warm areas. Grow it as an...

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James H. Schutte

(Calico Plant, Joyweed)

Purple Knight joyweed is a tender perennial from the West Indies and Brazil grown for it rich purple foliage and heat tolerance. The leaves are lance to oval shaped with toothed margins. The insignificant flowers are white, without petals, grouped together and look like clover. Purple Knight joyweed grows true to type when planted by seed.

Joyweed is frost sensitive and grown as a perennial only in very warm areas. Grow it as an annual, houseplant or greenhouse specimen in cooler climates. Plant...