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Q.My Plum Dandy Had Beautiful Purple Foliage And Was Growing Happily In A Container. But, The Purple Leaves Are No Longer Purple. T

Zone Pittsburg, Kansas, 66762, Zone 6 | slindsay added on June 26, 2021 | Answered

hey have turned green. Why?

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Answered on July 8, 2021

Are they all green or just the new growth? When I look at photos of Plum Dandy, the new leaves look green and the older leaves are plum, as if they faded to plum.
Here are photos from a trial garden and the leaves seem to change colors. You might try giving yours more sun and see if that helps.


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