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Gynura aurantiaca, Purple Passion

Gynura aurantiaca

Purple Passion
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Java, Indonesia
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersInvasiveSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Bright purple leaves with orange flowers! A great groundcover, vining or hanging basket plant. Takes both full sun or shade and is very easy! Gynura aurantiaca is a perennial vine with velvety-purple-hairy stems and leaves. The orange flowers are 1 inch across, look impressive on purple foliage background. The more sun it receives the richer the color.

Great indoor plant.


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