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Purple Passion

Botanical Name
Gynura aurantiaca
Hardiness
Zones 10 to 12
Height
1 to 2 feet
Width
2 to 4 feet
Flowers
November to February: orange-yellow, malodorous
Light
Bright indirect light (best color)
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Keep soil evenly moist during spring and summer months, let dry slightly between waterings during fall and winter months
  • Pinch back for form
  • Propagate by cuttings
Problems
Mealybugs, aphids, spider mites, white flies, scale

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August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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