thick purple leaves on the setcreasea purple queen plant trailing foliage on the purple queen setcreasea plant Purple Queen Setcreasea Plant annual purple queen plant purple foliage in the sun
thick purple leaves on the setcreasea purple queen plant trailing foliage on the purple queen setcreasea plant Purple Queen Setcreasea Plant annual purple queen plant purple foliage in the sun

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Purple Queen Setcreasea Plant

Setcreasea purpurea

This flowering annual boast deep purple foliage that makes an excellent companion plant for brightly colored annuals in container gardens. *At this time, we cannot guarantee that this plant will be flowering upon arrival*

Growzone: 10-11

As Low As: $9.95

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The Variegated Purple Queen Plant (Setcreasea purpurea) is an annual plant known for its bright purple foliage, although it also produces small pinkish-purple flowers in the summer. It is very easy to grow and is an excellent ground cover in a mixed garden, as long as it is planted in a sunny location. Also popularly used as the "spiller" in a container garden or hanging basket.


Growing Zone: 10-11
Mature Height: 8 to 12 Inches
Mature Width: 12 to 15 Inches
Classification: Annual
Sunlight: Full sun, partial shade
Habit: Upright, spreading
Flower Color: Pink-purple
Foliage: Purple
Soil Condition: Well-draining, moist
Water Requirements: Likes to stay slightly dry
Uses: Mass planting, container plant
This Plants Growzone: 10-11 Purple Queen Setcreasea Plant Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Purple Queen Setcreasea Plant

Before you buy a Setcreasea Purple Queen Plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving!

How Do I Water Purple Queen Setcreasea Plants?

How Do I Water Purple Queen Setcreasea Plants?

Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. A good way to test this is to stick your finger a few inches down into the soil. If the soil is dry all the way through, it is time to water. If you feel moisture, give it a day or two and test again.

What Type Of Fertilizer Do Setcreasea Purple Queen Plant Require?

What Type Of Fertilizer Do Setcreasea Purple Queen Plant Require?

Throughout the growing season, apply a liquid fertilizer, such as Bonide Liquid Plant Food, once a month to promote optimal growth.

What is The Best Soil for Purple Queen Plant?

What is The Best Soil for Purple Queen Plant?

When planting a Setcreasea Purple Queen Plant, make sure you are selecting a location that has rich, well-draining soil. A soil test can let you know if you need to include nutrient-rich additives such as compost or topsoil when planting.

How Much Sun Do Purple Queen Plants Need?

How Much Sun Do Purple Queen Plants Need?

Purple Queen Setcreasea Plants prefer full sun to part shade for the best and biggest blooms. This means giving the plant 4 to 6 hours of sun a day, at the least.


Frequently Asked questions

Does Purple Queen come back every year?

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