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Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Purple Heart

Spiderwort

Comments

This trailing perennial is grown for its foliage; lovely leaves emerge burgundy-red and mature to purple; low maintenance, and excellent for containers

Description

This trailing perennial is grown for its foliage; lovely leaves emerge burgundy-red and mature to purple; low maintenance, and excellent for containers

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Purple Heart can be expected to grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. This houseplant performs well in both bright or indirect sunlight and strong artificial light, and can therefore be situated in almost any well-lit room or location. It prefers to grow in average to moist soil. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine.

Light Requirement:

shade

partial shade

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

14 inches

24 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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