Hemigraphis - purple waffle

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This fun foliage plant for indoors, and for shadier spots outdoors, adds a pop of rich colour. Use as annual bedding in cool climates; or year-round planting in tropical gardens and homes. Likes regular watering, humidity, and a very free draining soil, otherwise easy to grow. Try it in a bathroom terrarium!


Food plant for brown and gold Lurcher butterflies

Hemigraphis exotica purple waffle
APPEARANCE : Low growing tropical plant admired for its coloured foliage, green on top, metallic purple underneath, and the slightly puckered leaves, hence its common name. Occasional tiny white flowers.
USES: Indoors in pots and terrariums, outside for annual bedding, hanging baskets, or in tropical gardens as underplanting.
PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil in filtered sun to shade. Full sun all day may reduce leaf colour. Likes humidity and temperatures over 10C.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as required to maintain form and fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. Provide plenty of water during the summer heat.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 20 cm H x 40 cm W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
What is tubestock?

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