Brand: Hirts: House Plant
- Prefers a sunny location
- Water when on the dry side
- Hardy in zones 7-10 or House Plant
- Proper name: Setcreasea purpurea
- The plant you will receive is growing in a 4' pot
Details: Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. The lance shaped leaves will reach 7 inches (17.5 cm) long by 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide and are covered with pale hairs. The fleshy stems are first erect, later lying on the ground as a creeping herb, around 16 inches (40 cm) long. They make an attractive basket subject and can be used as an annual groundcover in USDA zone 7. Also makes an excellent and easy to grow house plant.