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Purple waffle plant

Hemigraphis exotica

Purple waffle plant is part of the Hemigraphis genus and its scientific name is Hemigraphis exotica. Purple waffle plant grows as an evergreen and is a houseplant / ornamental. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Purple waffle plant is known for its ground covering growing habit.

Typically, Purple waffle plant is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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How to grow Purple waffle plant

  • Dappled Sun

    OR +
  • Partial Sun

  • High

Plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun / partial sun and remember to water often. The USDA Zones typically associated with Purple waffle plant are Zone 10 and Zone 11. Purple waffle plant requires a soil ph of 6.1 - 7.5 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

See our list of companion Plants for Purple waffle plant to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Purple waffle plant from seed

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Common Purple waffle plant problems

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Purple waffle plant care instructions

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