Plant Care Purple Wreath

Purple Wreath

About Purple Wreath

Queen's wreath is a semi-evergreen vine in the verbena family. It is drought and wind tolerant and moderately tolerant of salt. It's a good choice for coastal landscapes. It looks great climbing over a fence or up a trellis.


Petrea volubilis

Also known as

Queen's Wreath, Queen's Wreath, Queen's-wreath, Sandpaper vine, Purple wreath and Nilmani

How to care for Purple Wreath


How often to water your Purple Wreath

Water needs for Purple Wreath
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Wreath needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Purple Wreath

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Queen's Wreath in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Wreath: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Purple Wreath love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Purple Wreath does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Purple Wreath in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Purple Wreath

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Purple Wreath: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Purple Wreath after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Purple Wreath is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Purple Wreath

Purple Wreath

Purple Wreath

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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