Red Lady’s Purse Flower

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Red Lady’s Purse Flower

Red Lady’s Purse Flower

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p align=”justify”>A plant with very attractive flowers. It is an ideal plant for pots. The entire plant is poisonous. Some people may be allergic to the plant due to skin contact. Pocketbook Plant is an annual that is forced into bloom, sold, then discarded once the blossoms have faded. Grow them in partial shade as the flowers burn in full sun. Keep the soil moist but not wet. They like cool temperatures, preferably 60f to 65f degrees. If planted too deep, or over-watered, expect problems with stem rot. Good air circulation will help control diseases. Propagation is by seed. They are commonly known as Pocketbook Plants, Pouch Flowers or Slipper Flowers, Slipperwort, Lady Slipper, Lady’s Purse.

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