The burning colors of Brazilian Red Hots bush won’t let you be indifferent. This perennial keeps its green foliage whole year round, ornamenting any garden as a ground cover or potted plant.
Brazilian Red Hots is a cultivar of Alternanthera dentata (also known as joyweed). It comes from South America and is spread in the Carrebeans too. Coming from the Amaranthaceae family, it has small white unnoticeable flowers and showy vibrant red leaves.
The bush grows 24-36 inches (60-90 cm) tall and 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) wide. Its small height and medium-sized red with pink-potted leaves make it a great ground cover or landscaping bush.