Purple Waffle Plant (Hemigraphis alternata)
Purple Waffle Plant Plant FeaturesPurple waffle plant is a delightful small houseplant that has colorful foliage, making it a lovely addition to your home or office all year long. In addition to its beauty, purple waffle plant is easy to grow indoors.
Its small stature makes purple waffle plant an ideal houseplant for decorating beside tables, countertops, and desks. Because it's low growing, you can also use purple waffle plant as a groundcover underneath taller indoor plants, such as ficus trees.
Accent purple waffle plant's unique foliage with a great container. Clay (terra-cotta) pots offer a lovely contrast against the purple leaves, but you can also make a big impact with containers that have shades of yellow, purple, pink, or blue.
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Purple Waffle Plant Growing InstructionsGrow purple waffle plant in medium to bright light indoors. If the plant doesn't get enough light, it may lose some of the rich purple coloring. If it gets too much direct sun as a houseplant, the leaves may bleach and show signs of sunburn.
Water purple waffle plant enough to keep the soil moist, but not wet.
Because it's a small houseplant, you typically don't need to prune purple waffle plant, but if stems get too long or scraggly, you can prune it back at any time.
Fertilize purple waffle plant a couple of times a year (at minimum) to keep it happy. You can fertilize more frequently, if you wish, especially if you grow it in a bright spot. Use any houseplant fertilizer and follow the directions on the packaging.
Note: Purple waffle plant is not intended for human or animal consumption.
Constantly moist soil
Indoors: High light
Indoors: Medium light
Purifies the air
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