This is the upright “Purple Velvet Plant”, Gynura aurantiaca. It is frequently confused with Gynura aurantiaca, “Purple Passion Vine” which is a trailing vine. The oval leaves are olive-green and thickly covered with purple hairs, which give it a velvety texture. This species is upright but as it gets tall it becomes rambling.
Care of Gynura aurantiaca:
Partial sun to shade, temp. 50 to 95 degrees, 9 ft. tall, keep moist to slightly dry.
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