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| Purple Heart Vine
Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' (S. purpurea)
Alternate fleshy leaves that are lancelolate and form a sheath aroung the stem; leaves are trough-shaped and a dark purple color; tender perennial treated as an annual in may zones.
Plant Form or Habit: spreading cascading
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Use: groundcover
Propagation: division stem cuttings
Light Requirement: high medium
Flower Color: purple
Blooming Period: summer
Width: 1 - 2'
Foliage Texture: coarse
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: medium
Additional Comments: Drought tolerant once established; it can be used indoors as a foliage plant; can propagate by direct sticking into the garden.