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Click & Collect

We are offering free click & collect, free local delivery and nationwide delivery by courier for most UK addresses. The Nursery is not currently open for general browsing. For more details click here.

Tradescantia species

Common Name:

Plant Family: Commelinaceae

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Availability:  

  

4 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Planting Style:  interior display
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Spreading
Evergreen:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


An unknown species or cultivar, possibly of pallida with dusky green leaves with a purple tinge. Makes a spreading or trailing plant, ideal for baskets or ground cover in a greenhouse, or can be bedded out for the summer. Part shade.


We have to cut our Tradescantias (and related Callisias) back on a regular basis in the summer to keep them compact otherwise they are prone to damage during transit. You may receive plants which have recently been cut back this will not harm them at all and they will quickly grow away again

Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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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


Shrubland Park Nurseries