Gynura aurantiaca / Velvet or Purple Passion Plant
Gynuras are very unusual: they have green leaves covered in bright purple hair, giving it a fantastic colour! Pet safe.
Pot diameter: 12cm
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LIGHT: Happiest in medium to bright indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight.
WATERING: Likes to be slightly moist at all times. Avoid waterlogging.
HUMIDITY: Easy-going but enjoys regular misting or a humid spot if possible. Avoid water sitting on the leaves.
TEMPERATURE: Likes cool to warm temperatures of 15-22°C. Can tolerate down to 10 °C. Avoid draughts.
FEEDING: Liquid houseplant feed once a month during spring and summer only.
GROWTH: Average growth rate. Stems can reach 1m in length.
TOXICITY: Safe for pets and people.
OTHER: Place in a hanging basket or pinch regularly to keep neat. Not long lived but easy to propagate for a new plant.