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Alternanthera (Party Time)-Starter Plant/4" or 6" Grower Pot

Alternanthera "Party Time" is loved for its eye-catching foliage, which typically features a mix of shades of green, pink, and burgundy. Its vibrant colors make it an attractive choice for adding visual interest and contrast to gardens or indoor displays. With proper care and attention to its lighting and space requirements, you can enjoy the lively and colorful presence of Alternanthera "Party Time" in your landscape or indoor setting.

  • Moderate
  • Bright Indirect
Winter Shipping Insurance (Optional)


Who needs it?  If you live in an area that experiences winter temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit you will want to purchase winter shipping insurance.  For only $10.00, your plant will be shipped with a heat pack and bubble wrap for insulation to ensure it arrives to you free of any damage from the cold or we will refund your money back! 

You will receive a notification of shipping and will need to ensure that the plant is welcomed into your home the date of arrival.  If you will be traveling, please contact us to reschedule the shipment date at least 24 hours prior to shipping.  You do not want to leave your lovely new friend out in the cold. The heat pack that is provided with the insurance is good for 72 hours from the time shipped so we are confident that your plant will arrive safe and warm.

If you are purchasing multiple plants, you may need to purchase insurance for each plant if the plants are being shipped separately.  Feel free to reach out to us at and we will confirm the amount required for your order.

Refund Policy for all Plants

If your plant arrives damaged, simply take a photo and send it to within 3 days after the delivery date.

We will make a determination and will refund the amount purchased if you have a valid concern.  We will notify you via email, within 48 hours after we have received your email with the photos supporting your claim and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, your refund will be applied to your original payment method. The refund will ALWAYS be back to the card used for the original purchase, no exceptions. 

The refund amount will post in accordance with your cards policy, usually within 3 to 5 business days. 

Damages and Issues
Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and correct as necessary. All claims must be made within 3 days after the delivery date.
We do not do exchanges on plants.
We do not replace plants.  We will issue a refund if appropriate. (see above), and you may place another order if desired. 

We are always happy to hear from you.  Please know that you may contact us for any questions at any time at

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Original price $14.99 - Original price $34.99
Original price
$14.99 - $34.99
Current price $14.99


Habitat: Indoors / Moderate to High Humidity

In its natural habitat, Alternanthera species are found in tropical and subtropical regions. They grow well in moist areas, such as along riverbanks or in marshy environments. "Party Time" prefers warm temperatures between 65°F and 85°F. Protect it from cold drafts and temperature extremes, as it is not frost-tolerant.

Maximum Size: 12" - 18"

Alternanthera "Party Time" is a relatively compact plant, typically growing to a height of about 12 to 18 inches and spreading about 18 to 24 inches wide. It has a mounding or spreading growth habit, forming dense foliage.

Space / Planter Size: Small - Medium

Alternanthera "Party Time" requires sufficient space to spread and grow. When planting it in a container or garden bed, make sure to provide enough room for the plant to expand. It can be used as a ground cover or as an accent plant in borders or containers.


The exact origin of Alternanthera "Party Time" is unclear, as it is a cultivated variety. However, it is believed to be a hybrid or selection derived from the Alternanthera dentata species, which is native to South America. While the precise origin of Alternanthera "Party Time" is not known, it is appreciated by gardeners and plant enthusiasts for its eye-catching appearance and is commonly used as a decorative plant in gardens, borders, and containers.

Plant Care

Caring for Alternanthera "Party Time" involves providing the right conditions for its growth and maintaining its vibrant foliage.  By providing the right care, you can enjoy the vibrant foliage of Alternanthera "Party Time" as a striking addition to your garden or indoor space.

Water: Moderate Watering

Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot. Adjust the frequency of watering based on environmental conditions and the moisture needs of the plant.

Sun: Bright Indirect

This plant prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some shade, but to maintain its vibrant foliage coloration, it is best to provide it with moderate to high light conditions. Avoid placing it in direct, intense sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

Care Level: Moderate/High

Alternanthera "Party Time" is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced gardeners, as it is fairly low-maintenance.