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Hemigraphis alternata, Hemigraphis colorata, Red Ivy, Red Flame Ivy, Waffle plant

Hemigraphis alternata, Hemigraphis colorata

Red Ivy, Red Flame Ivy, Waffle plant
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Malay Archipelago
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Waffle plant, Red Flame Ivy. Colorful, fun plant for container culture and indoor plant collection. Silvery leaves with bright purple underneath. Takes both shade or light sun. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings. Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens, for terrariums.


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