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Atriplex hortensis var. rubra
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common name: Red orache, Red mountain spinach
synonyms: Atriplex hortensis 'Rubra'
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 4°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Fast growing annual with erect stems of triangular deep reddish-purple leaves and flower spikes.
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in full sun.
From seed in spring. May self-seed freely.