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Asystasia gangetica, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

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Asystasia gangetica
Family: Acanthaceae
Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose
Origin: India
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Asystasia gangetica can be used as a mass planting under large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade. It is also a good container plant. Leaves have been eaten as spinach by the local people.

This ground cover thrives in semi-shade and will also grow in sunny spots if it receives adequate moisture. It can be planted in any soil in the garden, but will do better if plenty of compost is added.

Propagate from cuttings taken after flowering or by removing rooted runners (small plants must be protected from frost).


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Asystasia variegata - Variegated Chinese Violet

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Variegated Purple Primrose, Chinese Violet. The brightly...  more
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