Purple Pleasure Plant (Mikania ternata)

Purple Pleasure Plant Plant Features

Purple pleasure plant is an exotic indoor plant that has bold, purple foliage that looks good all year long. It's ideal for adding color without relying on flowers. A relatively small houseplant, purple pleasure plant can be grown as an indoor groundcover, a vine, or a trailing plant in a hanging basket. Growing purple pleasure plant in a hanging basket is often the best way to show off its beautiful color. 

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Purple Pleasure Plant Growing Instructions

Grow purple pleasure plant indoors in medium to bright light. Water when the potting mix starts to dry, but take care not to overwater purple pleasure plant. Like most houseplants, purple pleasure plant doesn't like drafts, so keep it safe from blasts of hot or cold air. 

Purple pleasure plant (say that three times fast!) is not intended for human consumption. 
  • Water

    Medium water needs

  • Light

    Indoors: High light

    Indoors: Medium light

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  • Special Features


Complement your Purple Pleasure Plant

Elephant's Ear
The rich, dark foliage of African mask makes it a dramatic partner for purple pleasure plant, especially if you like a modern look.

Brown Spiderwort
Brown spiderwort has wide, bronze leaves that contrast purple pleasure plant's soft-textured purple foliage.

Zebra Plant
For a knockout combo, pair zebra plant with purple pleasure plant.