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Tradescantia Fluminensis

Botanical Name:

Tradescantia fluminensis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Ground Cover, Herbaceous Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Inflorescence is a one-sided cyme, terminal or axillary, <2 in peduncles, hidden by 2 leafy bracts. Flowers are white, <1 in, with 3 equal petals and 3 sepals, subtended by a pair of boat-shaped bracts. Rarely flowers as a houseplant.

Taxonomy

Order

Commelinales

Family

Commelinaceae

Genus

Tradescantia

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