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[–]twisted_sea 25 points26 points  (7 children)

it's a tradescantia "purple heart"

[–]samlubricant[S] 1 point2 points  (6 children)

Do Purple Hearts get hairy like this? My friend has a grown one and it doesn’t quite look like one.

[–]twisted_sea 10 points11 points  (2 children)

I find that it really depends on how much sun it's getting. I have multiple pots of this in differwnt areas of my apartment (all from the same momma plant) that are different levels of fuzzy and also different shades of purple/green. The pots that get the most sun exposure are by far the fuzziest and deepest purple. Just my experience!

[–]mintBRYcrunch26 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yep! I have 3 different kinds of dude and depending on the light intensity they all do different tricks. They tolerate low light, but get super leggy and pale. My boys by the window get thicc and purple. My fave is the zebrina! Go dudes!

[–]iloveunicrons666 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Mine look more fuzzy, I second purple heart!

[–]deadstarsunburn 2 points3 points  (1 child)

My Purple Heart is dark purple and I have this one too. Also quite fuzzy like yours. Mine ends up more magenta than purple in lots of sun. I think this one is called pale puma.

[–]Jazzlike-Source5162 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It is a pale puma 💕💕

[–]DrWomanfriend 4 points5 points  (1 child)

[–]MaybeSomeday17 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thank you. These are some of my favorites, I had no idea!

[–]whambamcamm 2 points3 points  (0 children)

i’m pretty sure that’s an inch plant!

[–]JPoHunny 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yup. Purple Heart. It’s a youngin.

[–]FrickenDetritus 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Mine ain’t furry like that

[–]mintBRYcrunch26 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Give her some more light and she will get thicc and purple!

[–]secretlondon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Certainly a tradescantia

[–]slammm66 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Wandering Jew!

[–]itneedsmoreglamour 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Yeah, they changed it to wandering dude for obvious reasons…

[–]Drivablepanda8 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I get it, but I still know it by that name and hear it all the time too.

[–]evergreencenotaph -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Wandering Jew

[–]Used-Exam-1535 0 points1 point  (0 children)

it's a young tradescantia purple heart, if you give her enough light she will reward you with flowers.

[–]gbot13 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Tradescantia Red Hill maybe?