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Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata - Plant

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Growing as a dense, slowly enlarging clump, this plant does well outdoors in warmer climates or grows as a houseplant.
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Description for Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata

Tradescantia spathacea, commonly called Moses-in-a-basket or oyster plant, is a clump-forming evergreen perennial that is native to southern Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Moses-in-a-basket,oyster plant,boat lily or Moses-in-a-cradle plant. White with blue blush Seasonal bloomer 0.50 to 1.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Rhoeos are normally grown due to the fact that they are very drought tolerant. As a matter of fact, this plant will develop some serious issues with root rot and foliage diseases if the plant is kept too wet or watered too often

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun well-drained soil medium 20 F. (-6 C.) Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata

    First, is the Rhoeo located in an area that has excellent drainage? If not, move the plant to a drier location immediately. In the process of moving the plant, while the plant is out of the ground, check the roots for root rot damage.

Typical uses of Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata

Special features: As a houseplant, grow in hanging baskets or along shelves. Outdoors, it forms an excellent ground cover. Rock gardens. Borders.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: fever, cough and bronchitis

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=279283&isprofile=0& http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/rhoeo/growing-rhoeo-plants-in-the-garden.htm

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