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Calico plant 'Party Time'   

Alternanthera ficoidea

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Party Time is part of the Alternanthera genus and is a Calico plant variety. Its scientific name is Alternanthera ficoidea 'Party Time'. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Dark spring green and   Thulian pink colour.

Grown for its colorful foliage this is a very striking plant that has bright pink and green foliage. Great for ground cover and in containers.

Party Time grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Ornamental. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Normally grows to a mature height of 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Party Time Calico plant is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Party Time have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Party Time

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Party Time is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Party Time requires a soil ph of 6.1 - 7.8 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Party Time from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Party Time about 63 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Party Time

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Party Time is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Party Time

Misspellings of Calico plant 'Party Time'

Joseph’s Coat, Parrot Leaf, Calico Plant

Other Names for Calico plant 'Party Time'