Common Name: Purple Primrose,
Scientific Name: Asystasia gangetica ‘Variegata’
Plant Family: Acanthaceae
Light Requirements: Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
The Asystasia Primrose Varigated is a perennial attractive plant, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous ground cover that spreads rapidly and grow up to 3 feet in height. Its leaves are simple and dark green and when it blooms, its flowers can be shades of pink, white, off-white, blue, lavender and purple. A butterfly attracter, in addition to the lovely, pale orchid-colored flowers this variegated form has the additional benefit of year-round foliage color.