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Gynura aurantiaca cv. 'Purple Passion'/Purple Passion Vine

Gynura aurantiaca cv. 'Purple Passion' / Gynura aurantiaca cv. 'Purple Passion'
Typical purple velvety foliage
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Typical purple velvety foliage

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Scientific Name: Gynura aurantiaca cv. 'Purple Passion'
Common Name: Purple Passion Vine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: The orange flowers have a very unpleasant odor and should be pinched off as soon as visible. One flowering is all you'll need to know you will not want them. Cut shoots back to 3-4 nodes during the early winter. Vine can grow 8-10 feet long in one season.