Purple Velvet Plant Overview
Gynura aurantiaca 'Purple Passion' is an evergreen perennial cultivar, classed as a sub-shrub. They can be either scrambling or trailing in habit and have interesting velvety foliage created by soft purple hairs on their green leaves. They are grown as interesting houseplants and do best in bright filtered light, producing the brightest colouration in strong sunlight. Treat like a succulent species in terms of watering, this plant has delicate roots and rots easily in wet soil so ensure it is well draining.