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Tradescantia pallida

Tradescantia pallida

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

60cm

20cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tradescantia pallida Overview

The foliage on this species is deep purple, with flowers appearing in early summer at the stem tip and are light lavender to purple. This is a good landscaping, ground covering plant. In warm climates it is an excellent houseplant or patio plant for cooler climates where it can be overwintered indoors.

How to propagate Tradescantia pallida

Cuttings

Propagation is by division or from tip cuttings in the spring, summer or autumn.

Division

Other uses of Tradescantia pallida

Ground cover, indoors, greenhouse, hanging basket