Unidentified HousePlant is a Bridal Veil Plant

Hi! I recently bought this hanging plant for my house, it’s pretty large and I could not find a tag in the plant in order to identify it and I just want to be able to care for the plant properly.

Hi Chuckie,

 

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Your plant is called a Bridal Veil Plant. It is a great hanging houseplant with lovely purple and green leaves and delicate white flowers. Here are some care instructions for a Bridal Veil houseplant to help you keep it looking healthy and full.

A Bridal Veil plant does well when you hang it in an area that gets bright indirect lightVery few houseplants should be placed in direct sun. High light refers only to bright indirect light since direct sun often burns the leaves of indoor houseplants. An area that is too hot and dry encourages Spider Mites and causes blooms to quickly fade. A northern exposure really doesn't provide enough light for high light plants. These plants need to be placed directly in front of an east-facing window, within 1-3 feet of a west-facing window, and within 5 ft. of a south facing window. A high light area has over 300 ft. candles of light.. The bright lightVery few houseplants should be placed in direct sun. High light refers only to bright indirect light since direct sun often burns the leaves of indoor houseplants. An area that is too hot and dry encourages Spider Mites and causes blooms to quickly fade. A northern exposure really doesn't provide enough light for high light plants. These plants need to be placed directly in front of an east-facing window, within 1-3 feet of a west-facing window, and within 5 ft. of a south facing window. A high light area has over 300 ft. candles of light. helps the plant flower more and maintain its deep green and purple colors.

Bridal Veil Plants like to be warm, so keep the plant in an area that stays between 55-75 degrees.

Be very careful not to over-water a Bridal Veil Plant. If you keep the soil of a Bridal Veil Plant too wet, the roots will rot and the plant die. The best way to water a bridal veil Plant is to wait until the plant is almost completely dry and then water well until the water comes out the bottom drip holes. Never allow a Bridal Veil Plant to sit in water.

Prune aggressively to keep a Bridal Veil Plant full and bushy. A Bridal Veil Plant roots easily in water or soil, and you can use clippings to share your plant with others or start new plants yourself and give them as gifts.

Feed a Bridal Veil Plant with a well-balanced plant food every few weeks when it is actively growing. Always dilute the plant food to 1/4 the recommended strength so it doesn’t burn the roots of the plant.