Tradescantia Variegated Purple Heart (Tradescantia Pallida Variegata)
Styled in Empire Pot: White
Tradescantia Variegated Purple Heart (Tradescantia Pallida Variegata) is native to Belize, Guatemala, and Southern Mexico. It produces pointed fleshy, purple leaves with a dark purple underside and pink variegation. Your Tradescantia 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 fertilizer to keep them growing and looking lush.
Botanical Name / family
Tradescantia Pallida Variegata
Depending on where you come from it may be known as Moses in the Cradle, Oyster Plant or Boat Lily.
Size (Can grow to)
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.