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Josephs Coat Red Threads
Easy To Grow - Beautiful To See!

Joseph's Coat Red Threads

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Item # 46348-PK-6D
$14.95
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Make a wonderful edging for silver-leaved or pink-flowered plants in the garden!

Specially selected to bring out the delicate color of Schoene Helene and Verbena Peach!
Easy, easy to grow! Beautiful, beautiful to see -- rich black cherry color in fine needle-like leaves that contrast and fill in between other plants in a container or in the garden! They make a wonderful edging for silver-leaved, or pink-flowered plants in the garden, too. Likes well-drained soil, smiles at heat and humidity, takes drought well, and has no pests or diseases. 6 inches tall, eventually18 inches across. They need a well-drained soil or potting medium, and, though not picky as to fertility, they do perform best if a slow release fertilizer is added to the planting medium. Allow to dry between waterings.
Garden Fresh Express Shipping at No Extra Charge
When it?s time for your plants to make their journey from our greenhouses to your doorstep, we take no chances with their health. Every plant receives Express (2-day) shipping at the more economical standard shipping rates, so that it arrives promptly, without enduring delays along the way.
Genus Alternanthera
Variety Red Threads
BloomStartToEnd Early Summer - Early Fall
Habit Compact
PlantHeight 6 in - 8 in
PlantWidth 12 in - 24 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Bloom First Year, Ever Blooming
BloomColor Purple
FoliageColor Purple, Red
LightRequirements Full Sun
Resistance Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
SeasonOfInterest Summer
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Ground Cover, Ornamental, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Superior Quality - Hand Grown To Perfection!

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Each plant is grown to perfection and ready to take off in your garden or in your best containers; they are the absolute best quality annuals anywhere. Our wide selection includes high quality heirloom tomatoes, compact patio vegetables, exclusive combination plantings, trailing Petunias, Calibrachoas, flowering vines, and foliage plants




Exclusive Growing Media Produces Vigorous Growth

Our special blend creates the ideal density and balance of pH levels for best root development and water retention. This encourages quicker rooting, better branching, and more vigorous growth. gives them the head start they need to grow their best!

State of the Art Environmental Controls

Our greenhouses offer state-of-the-art environmental controls to ensure the health and vitality of your plants. Each plant is hand-grown and inspected by industry professionals. We’ve been growing superior plants for many decades, and we treat each with care. Regular monitoring and good old-fashioned attention to detail make Park plants far better cared for than the mass-produced trays you might find elsewhere.

Delivered in Biodegradable Elle Pots

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Our 6-packs of annual plants are grown in biodegradable Elle Pots. These fabric sleeves allow air, water, and even plant roots to penetrate. The result is terrific aeration, less soil compaction, and superior root growth. Plants grown from cuttings in Elle Pots establish much more quickly, stay healthier during growth and shipping, and transplant easily into your garden or container. Each Elle Pot is approximately 2 inches long, 2 ½ inches wide, and 3 inches deep. When you order a 6-pack, you receive six Elle Pots in a unit 7 inches long, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep.

Garden Fresh Express Shipping at No Extra Charge

When it’s time for your plants to make their journey from our greenhouses to your doorstep, we take no chances with their health. Every plant receives Express (2-day) shipping at the more economical standard shipping rates, so that it arrives promptly, without enduring delays along the way.

Park’s Famous Guarantee

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Mother Nature offers no guarantees, but we at Park Seed sure do! Here is our unequivocal guarantee and how to use it. All Park Seed products are guaranteed to be high quality, true to type, shipped properly, and to perform as advertised. If you plant has received our recommended care and doesn’t perform to your satisfaction, notify us and we will replace it free of charge or provide the cost of the product as credit toward a future purchase. If any plant was damaged in shipping, please notify us immediately at 800-845-3369.

If any annual plant does not meet your standards, contact us at 800-845-3369 within 14 days of receipt. It’s that simple.