This product contains
|1||Tradescantia Pallida, Purple Queen, Purple Secretia - Plant|
|2||6 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.
*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
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose