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|Waffle Plant, Red Ivy
Hemigraphis alternata (colorata)
Leaves are oval, toothed, 3 inches long and appear puckered; foliage has a purple underside and silvery sheen on top.
Plant Form or Habit: spreading
Plant Use: small foliage permanent color hanging basket ground cover
Flower Color: White but not important
Blooming Period: spring summer
Width: hanging basket
Foliage Texture: medium
Heat Tolerance: medium
Water Requirements: medium
Additional Comments: Keep media moderately damp using demineralized water; high humidity required. May be grown under fluorescent light.