The Gynura aurantiaca is vibrant member of the daisy family and in its native environment it grows as a low lying ground cover. Known for its unique, velvety stems in bright purple, this plant makes a standout cascading specimen in a hanging basket.
The Purple passion is native to Southeast Asia, where it’s found in the tropical rainforests of Java, Indonesia.
Bright, indirect light. An eastern or northern facing window is ideal. The Purple passion will start to lose intense purple color if it is not getting enough light.
Allow the soil to completely dry to 1-2 inches down between waterings.Try to keep foliage dry. Do not mist.
Can easily be propagated from stem cuttings placed in water or directly in soil. Fertilize: Fertilize with a balanced houseplant fertilizer once a month during the summer. Never fertilize in winter.
Approx. 5" tall x 4" at the widest point. Every plant will vary in size, color and shape.
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