Meet an enchanting velvety plant belonging to the daisy Asteraceae family. Its velvety deep green foliage with purple borders is sure to fill the dwelling with peace and comfort.
Commonly known as Purple Velvet Plant and Purple Passion, Gynura aurantiaca is native to Southeast Asia. It’s a perennial small-sized ornamental plant growing to a height of 12 in (30 cm). The hairy deep green foliage with violet framing is a distinctive feature of the Purple Velvet plant. The leaves have an ovate shape and reach 2-5 in (5-13 cm) in length. Purple Passion can produce inconspicuous yellow blooms under the proper care; however, this plant is usually grown for its foliage.