Alternanthera dentata 'Purple Knight'

Josephs Coat

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  • Low Maintenance
  • Colorful/Attractive Foliage

Striking accent plant with dark purple foliage.  Very heat tolerant, vigorous upright, spreading habit arches over the edge of the pot, excellent when used in the landscape


16-20 In


18-36 In

Josephs Coat Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinch as needed to shape, foliage color is darkest in sun.

Alternanthera dentata 'Purple Knight' Characteristics


  • Landscapes
  • Container
  • Mass Plant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average