- Flower nameAlternanthera dentata
- Scientific nameAlternanthera dentata cv. rubiginosa
- Place of originBrazil
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
What is Alternanthera dentata
Alternanthera dentata(Alternanthera dentata cv. rubiginosa) is native to Brazil and is a non-cold-tolerant perennial grass in the family Amaranthaceae. A red leaf with a needle shape and a white spherical flower similar to Gomphrena globosa or Sennichiko (scientific name: Gomphrena globosa) .
Resistant to high temperatures and sunlight, the leaves turn bright red in the fall. In the same genus (Amaranthaceae genus), there are Sennicitikou (Sennichi Beni) and Kibana Sennicou (Yellow Sennicou).
Common name: Akabasenichikou (Akaba Sennichiku), Scientific name: Alternanthera dentata cv. Rubiginosa (Alternantera dentata 'Rubiginosa') , aka:Akaba senichiko, Origin: Brazil, plant height: 20-50 cm, ornamental period: June-November, Flowering period: Late October to November, flower color: white, leaf color: magenta.