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Atriplex hortensis ‘Rubra’

Red orache

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height1m to 1.2m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourDeep red, purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen purple brown

Description

Atriplex hortensis ‘Rubra’ (Red orache). Bears blood-red or purple-red foliage and flowering red or purple spikes.

Characteristics

Annual, Evergreen, Herbaceous or Fern-like

Other common names

Orache

Origin

N.America, Asia, Europe

Interest and use

Dried arrangement.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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