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Tradescantia pallida (Setcreasea)



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Tradescantia pallida, Setcreasea pallida

Common Name: Purple Spiderwort, Purple Heart

A tender perennial that forms an upright mat with thick, trailing, purple stems. Purple leaves are slender and pointed. Pink three-petaled flowers bloom in summer. Does well indoors and in hanging baskets. Native to Mexico.

USDA Zone: Zones 7 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 8 - 18 inches

Mature Width: 8 - 18 inches

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun

Water Needs: Moderate

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