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Tradescantia Occidentalis

Botanical Name:

Tradescantia occidentalis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Dry, sandy or fine soils. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Acid-based, Calcareous, Limestone-based
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Benefits
Ornamental

Perennial garden, Wildflower meadow

Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Commelinales

Family

Commelinaceae – Spiderwort family

Genus

Tradescantia

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