Tradescantia Purpusii aka Inch Plant - 5" | Pre-potted

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The Tradescantia Purpusii loves bright light and can handle some sun from an East facing window. If the leaves turn too green then the plant is asking for more light, and is happy to go outside but no direct sun. When the top 1" of the soil is dry water thoroughly so you see the water drain out the bottom, don't let it sit in water but this guy can actually withstand an overwater. Will flower briefly in the spring in summer!

Tradescantia Purpusii comes pre-potted in a Chive pot, plant height ranges 7" - 9" tall from the base of the pot.
Care Level: Easy / Beginners
Lighting : Bright, indirect light
Water: Every 1-2 weeks
Pets: Not Pet friendly

Tradescantia Overview

Tradescantia, named after John Tradescant, a famous 17th-century plant-hunter who’s job would make any Millennial green with envy, is also known by its many other names: Spiderwort, Spider-Lily, Cradle-Lily, Oyster-Plant, and Flowering Inch Plant. Originally native to the Americas – founded in wooded areas all the way from Canada down to Northern Argentina – they were brought back to Europe as ornamental plants. Today, you might spot some in a neighbour's yard who, if not in the know, might consider it a weed. A beautiful weed! Ideal for beginners, Tradescantias make for beautiful and easy-to-care houseplants with long stems that look even better when tucked into a hanging basket. You’ll encounter a variety of Tradescantia varieties that run the rainbow pride flag gamut: pink, purple, red, green, white, yellow, and blue.


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