Thursday, May 29, 2014

Gynura aurantiaca

Purple Passion Plant or Velvet Plant

Botanical Name: Gynura aurantiaca
photo © 2007 Botanischer Garten TU Darmstadt | more info (via: Wylio)
Purple Passion Plant is known for its finely serrated green leaves, densely covered with purple hairs.
The leaf undersides and stems are also hairy, giving the whole plant an iridescent, velvety sheen. 


Ela said...

What a beautiful plant and gorgeous color of the leaves !

Unknown said...

I love the dark colour on this plant.