Purple Waffle Plant (Hemigraphis 'Exotica')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Hemigraphis exotica

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
Other: Purple on reverse side.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early 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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help w/ Begonia Rex and a Purple Waffle? by phaytekins Sep 8, 2019 8:07 AM 6
Maybe a ground-cover with small white flowers by Southamerica Jul 25, 2019 1:45 PM 2
What are these plants?? Help! by kpg122 May 20, 2019 6:38 AM 3
Help! Huge purple waffle plant went into shock after trying to divide by sometimesgreenthumb Dec 20, 2018 12:09 PM 3
Indoor raised bed by soozywoozy Nov 2, 2018 12:04 PM 16
Plant Identification - What's this? :-) by SMOPlants Jul 30, 2018 2:41 PM 3
Hemigraphis name confusion by purpleinopp Jan 20, 2018 12:09 PM 3
Doppleganger plants, alternatives for the same style by purpleinopp Oct 31, 2017 4:09 PM 8
Can one of the database moderators combine these two? by plantladylin Nov 15, 2012 5:53 PM 4
ID this groundcover please? by ShadyGreenThumb Nov 16, 2012 12:01 PM 16

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