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Waffle plant 'Exotica'   

Hemigraphis alternata

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Exotica is part of the Hemigraphis genus and is a Waffle plant variety. Its scientific name is Hemigraphis alternata 'Exotica'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white. Leaves appear approximately as a   Bright Purple colour.

Fast growing. Can be left long and grown as a hanging or vine like plant or can be trimmed to keep bushy. Needs lots of water.

Exotica normally grows with a ground cover-like habit to a mature height of 3.66 metres (that's 11.89 feet imperial).

Exotica Waffle plant is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Exotica have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Exotica

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Can be replicated by cuttings.

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often.

Growing Exotica from seed

Transplanting Exotica

Harvesting Exotica

Waffle plant Exotica Etymology

The leaves get a purple color on the underside if given enough light. The leaves also exhibit a crinkled ‘waffle’ texture.

Other Names for Waffle plant 'Exotica'

Hemigraphis exotica, Purple waffle plant

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