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Wandering Jew (Purple Heart)

Purple Heart, Wandering Jew, Purple Queen, Lady in the Bark (Bark meaning boat),
Setcreasea pallida (set-KRESS-ee-ah PA-li-da)

 Perennial for sun to part shade Height 12-18 Spread 24 Spacing 12-18

 HABIT:             White, pink, or light purple flower in spring and summer. An excellent plant for dependably returning perennial color.


CULTURE:        Easy to grow in well-drained soil.


USES:              Pots, hanging baskets, colorful ground cover, effective annual color. Looks great when    used with pink verbena.


PROBLEMS:     Few if any.


NOTES:            Very dependable source of summer color.

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