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What is red ivy?

What is red ivy?

Red ivy is a low-growing, spreading tender perennial native to India and Indonesia. The puckered leaves are heart or oval-shaped, have scalloped, toothed edges and are silvery green on top and reddish-purple underneath. The prostrate stems sprawl along the ground, rooting when in contact with the soil.

How do you care for Hemigraphis exotica?

Purple Waffle Plant (Hemigraphis exotica)

  1. Plant Feed. Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly.
  2. Watering. Keep soil evenly moist.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Plant in well drained soil and fertilize regularly.

What is the purple waffle?

The purple waffle plant, also known as red ivy, is a tropical perennial with a prostrate, spreading growth habit and beautiful oval leaves with gray-green tops and purple bottom surfaces. The tiny white flowers that appear in summer are attractive but secondary to the beautiful foliage.

Is purple waffle poisonous to cats?

Purple Waffle (Hemigraphis alternata) This plant is one of the super ornamentals of the UGA’s Agricultural Experiment Stations study, it has a demonstrated ability to contribute to indoor air quality, and is nontoxic to dogs, cats, and humans.

Does a purple waffle plant bloom?

A Purple Waffle plant occasionally produces small, tubular, white flowers. Fairly pest resistant, but a Waffle plant may attract whitefliesLearn how to identify and treat the plant pest Whiteflies at how to identify and treat and scale.

Can purple waffle plant grow outside?

The purple waffle plant does best in partial sun outdoor or in bright indirect light indoors.

Are purple waffles poisonous to cats?

How do baby tears grow?

Baby’s Tears plants like bright, indirect light but no direct sun. Keep the soil of a Baby Tear’s plant moist but never soggy. If the soil stays too wet, the roots and stems die. Feed every two weeks in the spring and summer when a Baby’s Tears plant is actively growing.

How do Hemigraphis grow?

Purple Waffle Plant Indoors (Hemigraphis alternata)

  1. Plant Feed. Once every month during growing season.
  2. Watering. Keep soil evenly moist.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Thrives in a warm location with bright, indirect light. Keep soil consistently moist. Can be pruned freely to maintain desired size.

Is Hemigraphis toxic to dogs?

Is Money Tree toxic to dogs?

Money Tree Sadly enough, money does not actually grow on these plants. But here’s the good news: They’re safe for pets and recommended for people with allergies and asthma.