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Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'
Common Name: Spiderwort, Wandering jew Family: Commelinaceae (The Spiderwort Family)

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'
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'Purple Heart' is a trailing perennial with purple stems, violet-purple leaves and pink flowers. Thought of as an annual, this spiderwort is potentially hardy to one zone colder than coastal BC. It is excellent as a groundcover or in containers or hanging baskets.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant  Stem ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone7-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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