Tradescantia Pallida, Purple Queen, Purple Secretia - Plant

Bunches of rich purple, lance-shaped leaves make this a beautiful house plant year-round. Pot it in a small decorative container for an eye-catching table accent.
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1Tradescantia Pallida, Purple Queen, Purple Secretia - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Tradescantia Pallida

With its brilliant purple leaves and vines and its vigorous nature, a purple heart plant will attract the attention of visitors. Purple heart plant, also called purple queen, is a type of spiderwort grown as a perennial ground cover.

The plant produces attractive pink flowers in addition to its bright foliage and grows in partial shade outdoors and bright filtered light indoors.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name spider lily
Maximum Reachable Height Trails to 2 ft
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Let the sun shine in. Grow your plant in bright light year-round for good foliage color. It will grow in lower light, but the leaves will be more green than purple. Give it some direct sun, but shade it from noonday sun in summer to avoid scorching its leaves.

Tradescantia Pallida care

With purple heart plant, propagating cuttings is as simple as sticking them directly in moist garden or potting soil, and keeping them moist until you see signs of new growth. Take cuttings from indoor purple heart plants whenever it is actively growing and from outdoor plants in the spring or summer.

Sunlight Bright light. Some direct sun is fine, but keep your plant shaded from strong summer sun.
Watering Water thoroughly, then allow the top 1 in (2.5 cm) to dry out between waterings.
Soil Peat moss-based potting mix.
Temperature 18 C - 26 C
Fertilizer N-P-K ratio 10-10-10

Tradescantia Pallida special feature

Groundcover or edging that provides color and contrast to other plants. Excellent in containers. Downward-trailing stems are ideal for hanging baskets. Rock gardens, borders fronts, wall plantings.

Tradescantia Pallida uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Tradescantia Pallida?

Tradescantia Pallida is commonly known as spider lily

How tall do Tradescantia Pallida grow?

On average Tradescantia Pallida grows Trails to 2 ft

When Tradescantia Pallida blooms?

With enough light, Tradescantia Pallida may produce flowers in Seasonal bloomer

How hard is Tradescantia Pallida to grow?

A Tradescantia Pallida is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Tradescantia Pallida need?

A Tradescantia Pallida prefers Bright light. Some direct sun is fine, but keep your plant shaded from strong summer sun.

How much water does a Tradescantia Pallida need?

A Tradescantia Pallida prefers watering Water thoroughly, then allow the top 1 in (2.5 cm) to dry out between waterings.

What kind of soil does a Tradescantia Pallida need?

A Tradescantia Pallida prefers Peat moss-based potting mix.

What temperature does a Tradescantia Pallida like?

A Tradescantia Pallida prefers 18 C - 26 C

How often should I fertilize my Tradescantia Pallida?

To encourage Tradescantia Pallida growth, N-P-K ratio 10-10-10



Reviews

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

Mitul Bagchi

Saturday, 23 November 2019

can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

Ashraf Hassan

Monday, 18 November 2019

I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

Gaurav Narwania
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