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Setcreasea purpurea (Synonym for Tradescantia)
(Synonym for Tradescantia)

Commelinaceae

Rambling, downy creeper with sessile leaves of brilliant purple

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use:

Exposure: high

Flower Color:

Blooming Period:

Height: 16 in.

Width: dependent on container

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance:

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Do not overwater as this will cause root rot. Pale foliage is a sign of to much fertilizer. Variegated varieties are available.


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