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Alternanthera ficoidea (Alternanthera ‘Snow on the Mountain’)

Life: Tropical/Indoor Perennial, Texas Annual

Size: 12-18"

Light: Full to Filtered Sun

Water: Average

Soil: Neutral to Sandy

Related to the more well-known Joseph's Coat, this plant is well-branched with small, beautiful snow-white leaves at its top, and is well-suited to container gardens. They tend to start off a little small and floppy, but with time and sun will fill out, stand up, and develop their colors; if they are kept too shady, the tops will not turn as pure a white and the stems will remain limp.