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Tradescantia pallida

For sale by Hillborn Plants

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

10+ in stock. Great foliage plant which also delivers pink flowers at the tip of the stems. Good as both a houseplant in bright light and for subtropical style front-of-border summer planting. Can come through a mild winter outdoors in free draining soil.

Tradescantia pallida | Purley, Greater London, CR8
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Tradescantia pallida

Common names

Purple spiderwort, Spiderwort


Tradescantia pallida (Purple spiderwort). 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.


You will need to grow in full sun or partial-shade in fertile, moist to dry soil.

Interest and use

Ground cover, indoors, greenhouse, hanging basket

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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