Print This Page

Lady in the Bark

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.




  Search Library Topics      Search Newspaper Columns