Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..
"Purple Heart" plant. So easy to grow! Comes back year after year. You can easily divide this plant by pinching off a clipping where it forms a "V" and transplant in rich soil. Makes a beautiful border!
Tricolor Rhoeo. Rhoeo spathacea "Tricolor" is an interesting, drought-tolerant plant with small sword-like leaves which form a rosette of white, pale pink, and green leaves with purple undersides. It adds a nice textural accent to the garden in partial to full-sun settings.The better the sun exposure the better the color. It grows 12 to 24 inches tall and wide. Use as a border plant or ground cover, or as a container plant.