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Brazilian Red Hots™

Alternanthera dentata 'BRAZILIAN RED' PBR

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Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera demands attention with its hot pink foliage.
    This Alternanthera is an excellent feature shrub for garden beds, containers and patio pots.

    Its brightly coloured leaves are contrasted by ball shaped white flowers in spring.
  • Demands attention with its bright, eye catching foliage
  • Loves humidity and is heat tolerant
  • Great for garden beds, containers and patio pots
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: 0.5 to 1m
    • Spread: 0.5 to 1m
    • Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
    • Growth Habit: Shrub
    • Plant Use(s): Containers, Feature Plant
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring
    • Flower Colour: White
    • Plant Type: Shrubs

    Care Instructions

    Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Yearly pruning will promote vibrant new growth.
    Provide the Brazilian Red Hots™ plant with adequate water as required. Keep moist in dry weather and protect from light frost.

    How it works

    Frost free areas including QLD, Coastal NSW, Coastal WA, Coastal VIC, Coastal SA, and NT.


    Full sun to part shade. Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera loves humidity and is heat tolerant.

    It’s a frost tender shrub, so it will need to be planted in a sheltered position to protect it from light frost. In frost-free areas Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera can be planted in full sun to part shade. It requires well drained moist soils.

    How to use

    Specimen planting in garden beds, containers, patio pots.

    General Precautions

    It's a frost tender shrub, so it will need to be planted in a sheltered position to protect it from light frost. In frost-free areas Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera can be planted in full sun to part shade. It requires well drained moist soils.

    Where it works: Frost free areas including QLD, Coastal NSW, Coastal WA, Coastal VIC, Coastal SA, and NT.

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