Bunches of rich purple, lance-shaped leaves make this a beautiful house plant year-round. Pot Purple Heart Plant in a small decorative container for an eye-catching table accent. Or hang it in a basket and let the long, sprawling stems cascade over the side. Let the sunshine in. Grow your plant in bright light year-round for good foliage colour. It will grow in lower light, but the leaves will be more green than purple. Give it some direct sun, but shade it from the hot, noonday sun in summer to avoid scorching its leaves.
- High light plants require full sunlight to assume their full potential, which means they need at least 6 hours of direct, bright light a day. The brightest spot in your home is the best place to put them.
- This plant has medium or moderate water needs and requires watering once or twice a week. It needs moist soil throughout the growing season for optimum growth and flowering. Water this plant when the soil is dry to touch.