Tradescantia Quicksilver (Tradescantia Fluminensis)
Syled in Indigo Planter
These hard to find plants are a must have! The Tradescantia Fluminensis is native to Belize, Guatemala, and Southern Mexico. The Tradescantia Quicksilver has pointed green and white leaves with variegated stems. The Tradescantia Quicksilver will develop pups around the base giving it a full look. You can cut out the main cone and allow the pups to grow. Add in some slow-release fertiliser to keep them growing and looking lush.
Botanical Name / family
Tradescantia Fluminensis/ Tradescantia
Depending on where you come from it may be known as Moses in the Cradle, Oyster Plant or Boat Lily.
Size (Can grow to)
30cm Height x 70cm Length
Compact and trailing.
They grow well in a warm position but also tolerate cooler temperatures. They have great uses including offices, homes, and patios. In warmer climates, they are used in protected areas in gardens.
Low/Medium. They require low to moderate water. A liquid feed every couple of months will help keep them looking exceptional with shiny leaves.