Tradescantia Purple.

Tradescantia plant is appreciated by the color purple, green or scoring sheets, also for its strength and ease of cultivation.
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Purple Tradescantia: Beauty and Resilience in Your Garden

Welcome to Viveros González! We are excited to introduce you to the fascinating Purple Tradescantia, a perennial plant that will surely captivate your heart. With its beautiful foliage in shades of purple, green, or striped patterns, this plant, belonging to the Commelinaceae family, brings a touch of color and elegance to any space. Let us take you through its history, description, care, watering, pruning, climate, and more.

History: Purple Tradescantia, also known as "Tricolor" or "Wandering Jew," has its roots in Central and South America. Its history is intertwined with the beauty and diversity of these regions, and over time, it has found a special place in gardens and homes worldwide.

Description: This plant displays a trailing or hanging growth habit that makes it ideal for creating stunning color contrasts in your garden. Its leaves come in various shades of purple, green, or feature an attractive striped pattern. Purple Tradescantia is a smart choice for those seeking a low-maintenance, eye-catching plant.

Care: Caring for your Purple Tradescantia is a pleasure, as it is a resilient plant that can thrive in various conditions. You can use it as ground cover, in border plantings, in pots and planters, or even as a hanging plant in baskets or hanging pots. The possibilities are endless!

Watering: Purple Tradescantia enjoys regular watering, but it is crucial to ensure well-drained soil to prevent waterlogging, which could harm its roots. In spring and summer, maintain a consistent watering schedule, but reduce the frequency in winter.

Pruning: Pruning is an essential part of caring for your Purple Tradescantia. If you notice it becoming too long or straggly, strategic trimming will help maintain its shape and harmony.

Climate: Purple Tradescantia thrives in areas with partial shade, but it can also tolerate areas with ample sunlight, especially if gradually exposed from spring. However, keep in mind that this beauty is not cold-tolerant, so protect it during the colder months of the year.

Protection: Like all plants, Purple Tradescantia can be susceptible to pests such as aphids and mealybugs. Keep a watchful eye, and if necessary, treat these infestations with suitable solutions.

Sources Consulted:  Our experience at Viveros González is combined with information from reliable sources like []( to provide you with the most up-to-date knowledge on caring for Purple Tradescantia.

At Viveros González, we are delighted to offer you this spectacular plant. Add a touch of color and distinction to your garden or indoor space with Purple Tradescantia. Get it now and enjoy its beauty for years to come!


Data sheet

Tradescantia Zebrina
Up to 30cm
Purple and silvery green Leaves and their blue or purple flowers
Shade or shadow, in places with a lot of light
Indoor plant, hanging plant, for massifs, to put the shadow of some tree...
Sales format
Pot 11cm diameter
Resistant to temperatures up to -3ºC
Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.

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