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Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'           Family: Commelinaceae   (Spiderwort)          
Wandering Jew, Purple Heart, Purple Queen, Spiderwort

 

Picture of Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

       
Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 9B - 11
Height: 12" to 16" / 30cm to 40cm
Spread: n/a
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Bloom color: Purple
Bloom season: Mid Summer to Early Fall
Leaf color: Purple
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Moist
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal
Landscape uses: Border, container, ground cover
Attributes and features: Attractive foilage, native to North America
   
Picture of Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

Picture of Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

 

 

Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

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