Joseph’s Coat Shallow Water Plant – Pre-Order


This item will be released May 13, 2024.

Availability, size, and price vary at our local St. Louis store. Contact us for more info.

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**NOTE** This is a pre-order product. Shipping will begin when it is warm enough to safely ship your plant. CLICK HERE for estimated shipping dates.


STUNNING FOLIAGE! Joseph’s Coat is known for its unique and beautiful foliage! Joseph’s Coat is adorned with stunning green leaves that have pink marbled  throughout! This plant is sure to make a statement!

EFFORTLESS GROWER! Joseph’s Coat is a very easy grower! It requires little to no maintenance, it only needs some sun and moist soil! No matter if you are looking for an indoor or outdoor plant, this one is going to be the perfect addition!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place!  Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy! 


Alternanthera Ficoidea, also commonly known as Joseph’s Coat is a unique and beautiful plant that is well loved for its foliage! Joseph’s Coat is adorned with beautiful green leaves with pink marbled throughout! This plant is commonly grown as a ground cover, but also can be grown in a container indoors or outdoors. If you are growing Joseph’s Coat indoors just make sure to give it a sunny window and keep the soil moist. Along the same lines, this plant is very easily overwintered if you are growing it as an outdoor plant! Joseph’s Coat is hardy in zones 10-11, and performs best in full sun to part shade. This plant is very easy to grow, and requires little to no maintenance! Joseph’s Coat will be the perfect addition to your space! 


  • Common name: Joseph’s Coat 
  • Botanical name: Alternanthera Ficoidea
  • Bloom color: Grown for its foliage, foliage is green and pink. 
  • Bloom time: Grown for its foliage, does well outdoors late spring to early fall. 
  • Plant height: 6”-12”
  • Plant spread: 6”-18”
  • Light requirements: Full sun to part shade 
  • Water depth: Prefers moist soil over being planted in water. 
  • USDA hardiness zones: 10-11

Cannot be shipped to: AR, PR

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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