Joseph's Coat, Calico plant, Copperleaf, Bloodleaf,... more
Alternanthera dentata - Red Thread Burgundy
Joseph's Coat, Calico plant, Copperleaf, Bloodleaf, Joyweed, Parrot leaf. Perfect colorful plant for small spaces and ground cover in both sun or shade locations. Origin: West Indies to Brazil. Grown exclusively for its colorful foliage - rich purple to burgundy leaves. Spreading foliage mounds to 12-30" tall. Common names are all in reference to the often brilliantly colored leaves which provide foliage contrast to gardens and container plantings. Best foliage colors are developed in full sun. May also be grown indoors as a houseplant. Pinching stems or shearing will keep plants compact and bushy.