Can someone ID this for me

tomd63(7B SC)August 13, 2005

Hi, Need some help,my sister gave this to me.Her neighbor gave it to her so she gave me a rooted cutting.Looks like some fourm of wandering Jew.She said her Neighbor leaves it out all winter and it comes back i live in zone 7b. and i have it in full sun seems to be ok woud like someone else advice.the picture isn't to clear but hopefully some one can idenify. Thanks in advance Tom

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
CaseysMom

Setcreasia...

You are correct that it is related to the wandering jew... It is sometimes called "Purple heart".

I cannot speak to the hardiness in your zone, but it is very easy to care for. Perhaps if you look in the hortiplex forum, you can find the info...

HTH

    Bookmark   August 13, 2005 at 11:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
serenoa(z8b, FL)

I grew this in Kentucky, Zone 6, as a kid. It came back for several years. I'm not sure it would take a hard Zone 6 winter but it is easy to root cuttings and keep starts indoors over winter.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2005 at 8:32PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Oh, yes....it will do just dandy in your area. Ummmm, some of us try to get rid of it, after awhile....so keep that in mind.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2005 at 11:10AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gilisi(zone 7 sth/est)

i like to call it "spawn of satan"
if you plant it in zone 7, you'd better love it! cause it will never ever ever ever ever leave.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2005 at 12:11PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Beware of mail order scam - House of Wesley
There is a mail order nursery company based in Bloomington,...
chicago90
Sugar Cane
Is there a preferred time of year in planting it? What,...
greenepastures
Fine garden April issue, no southeast pics
Why not? Steve aitken Why no southeast pics?
josephene_gw
privacy screen HELP!
My lovely country/cottage garden style yard and porch...
inbloominalabama
HELP with horsetail fern
I think it is Equisetum hyemale. My husband planted...
beagardner
Sponsored Products
Tanga 1 Pendant by Eglo
$66.00 | Lumens
Vintage Chinese Theater Stool
Overstock.com
Westinghouse Ceiling Fans 1 ft. Solid Brass Beaded Chain with Connector 7701200
$2.79 | Home Depot
Irvington Manor 15 1/2" High Bronze Outdoor Hanging Light
Lamps Plus
Tech Lighting | Two-Circuit Remote Transformer - Electronic - Single Feed -12V 6
$708.80 | YLighting
Thomas Eyck | t.e. 020 Plaid Blanket - Small
YLiving.com
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™