Gynura aurantiaca
PURPLE VELVET PLANT
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: unpleasantly fragrant flowers in gold

Flowering Time: early winter to late winter

Leaves: hairy; flushed purple; purple underneath

Bark & Stems: purple flushed stems
 
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Gynura aurantiaca
PURPLE VELVET PLANT
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: unpleasantly fragrant flowers in gold

Flowering Time: early winter to late winter

Leaves: hairy; flushed purple; purple underneath

Bark & Stems: purple flushed stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, pot, trellis

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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