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Waffle Plant, Red Ivy
Hemigraphis alternata (colorata)


Leaves are oval, toothed, 3 inches long and appear puckered; foliage has a purple underside and silvery sheen on top.

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: small foliage permanent color hanging basket ground cover

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: White but not important

Blooming Period: spring summer

Height: runners

Width: hanging basket

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Keep media moderately damp using demineralized water; high humidity required. May be grown under fluorescent light.


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