General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-14 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Purple on reverse side.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Common names
  • Purple Waffle Plant
  • Hemigraphis
Also sold as:
  • Hemigraphis exotica

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Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-10-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-10-20

Date: 2013-10-03
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-08-28
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-11-08
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-11-08
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-06-30
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-09-04
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-08-14
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-06-10
Photo by plantdog
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2017-12-08
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-04-14
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-06-25

Date: 2018-06-10
Photo by Hamwild

Date: 2014-03-07
Location: Lowe's
Date: 2015-01-28
Really like the dark green and purple-red leaves
Location: Vander Veer Botanical Park - Davenport, Iowa
Date: 2008-07-04

Date: 2011-12-19
this is one of my favorites of the many new plants I just receive
Location: Thomson,Ga.
Date: 2011-12-19
purple waffle plant

Date: 2014-03-07

Date: 2014-03-07
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