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Tradescantia zebrina

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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 14
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.49 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.54 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tradescantia zebrina Spiderwort, Spider Wort, Inchplant, Wandering Jew,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Attractive fast-growing scrambling perennial with silver and green stripy foliage and purple undersides. Succulent-like leaves are lance-shape. Tiny white flowers appear during Summer. Protect from frost. Perfect for adding a vibrant display of colour to the garden. Great for rockeries, borders and hanging baskets. Grows approx. 15cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun to part-shade position in a well-drained soil. Protect from frost. Mulch and water well until established. Prune twice yearly to keep looking neat and bushy and fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in Spring. Provide water during dry periods.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Commelinaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Purple, Silver, Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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