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Tradescantia sillamontana

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Tradescantia sillamontana | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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0.2 litres

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Common names

White velvet


Tradescantia sillamontana (White velvet). This is an evergreen upright perennial with oval, stem-clasping leaves that are densely covered in fine white hairs. The flowers are borne in clusters of small purplish-pink blooms in mid spring and mid summer. This species may also be known by the name T. pexata.


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

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • WaterMoist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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