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Gynura Aurantiaca (Purple Passion, Velvet Plant)

How to care for your plant

Plant Name:

Gynura Aurantiaca (Purple Passion, Velvet Plant)

Fun Facts:

Native to Java, an island of Indonesia, velvet plants are both beautiful and unusual, boasting furry leaves in striking shade of emerald and purple. This plant trails! What how fast she grows.

Care Instructions:

  • keep in sunny location bright light
  • these plants like a steady supply of moisture and will quickly wilt in drier conditions.
    Add a small amount of water every couple of days
  • Add balanced fertilizer bi-weekly only from May - September


About this plant

Plant Info:

The Birkin Philodendron is a rare gorgeous plant with variegated leaves. Birkins are a low maintenance plant which is typical of the family Philodendron. They require bright indirect light to keep the leaves variegated.

Plant Care:

  • Bright indirect light
  • Water once the first two inches of soil is dry to touch. Ensure to water soil evenly, let drip dry over sink until all water has run out
  • Must add humidity to plant
  • Between 18 - 26 degrees
  • Purifies Air
  • Requires Fertilizer


Thank you and Happy Planting!