Variegated Chinese Violet, Variegated Coromandel, Variegated Creeping Foxglove
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|9b - 11
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|Requires cold season protection under glass.
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|H1c - H3
|-5 - 10
|23 - 50
|60 - 91 cm
|Groundcover and ornamental use.
|Full sun and partial-shade in well-drained and moist soil.
|Simple and opposite. The stems root easily at the nodes.
|Explosive capsule that becomes dry after opening.
|The leaves are green and variegated with yellow. The fruit is green and becomes brown as it matures. The flowers are white with hints of pink around the petal edges and a yellow throat.
|Seed and stem cuttings.
|Ethnobotanical Uses (Disclaimer)
|In some parts of Africa the leaves are eaten as a vegetable and used as a herbal remedy in traditional medicine. The leaves are used in many parts of Nigeria as traditional medicine for management of asthma.