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Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'

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Plant Family: Commelinaceae

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Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'
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3 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Trailing
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C


A spreading or trailing plant with deep purple leaves and small pink flowers in summer. Keep away from very hot sun but needs good light to keep leaf colour. Best watered with rainwater, or from below, as hard water may leave marks on the leaves. Trim back if plants become leggy and divide in spring if needed. Makes a good pot plant.


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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