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  • Tradescantia chrysophylla | Baby Bunny Bellies

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    Sold By: Gardengineering

    The Tradescantia chrysophylla, also commonly known as Baby Bunny Bellies, is an easy care houseplant with fuzzy foliage! This plant is perfectly named, it really does feel silky just like a baby bunny’s belly! It’s a climbing or trailing plant and will thrive indoors with sufficient lighting.

    With velvety green leaves and soft downy purple undersides like a baby rabbit’s belly. Must be touched to appreciate its silky texture. A wonderful trailing plant for baskets, mixed patio containers, or ground cover. It grows 4 to 8 inches in full or partial sun and is easily propagated from cuttings. It requires bright indirect light. If the light is too dim, the leaf markings will fade. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t water directly into the crown as this will cause an unsightly rot in your plant. Care should be taken, particularly in winter, that the plant doesn’t become too dry.

    Tradescantia are climbing or trailing plants which will thrive indoors in good light. They are also known by other names: spider-lily, cradle-lily, oyster-plant and flowering inch plant. The stems trail to about 60 cm or more!

    $10.00
  • Silver Tradescantia Zebrina | Inch Plant

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    A popular houseplant, the Silver Tradescantia Zebrina, is a trailing evergreen perennial with attractive, lance-shaped, green to purple leaves with two silvery, longitudinal stripes, while the lower leaf surface is solid magenta.

    This plant acts as a great ground cover and climbing plant. It has attractive, colourful foliage and produces rosy-purple, 3-petalled flowers.

    Leaf nodes on the stem are supposed to be 1-inch apart, hence the common name inch plant.   Tolerates a wide range of growing conditions.  Does best in filtered sun, average room temperatures and moist but well-drained soil.  Reduce watering in the winter.  Pinch back to encourage bushy growth.  Plants can be pruned back hard every spring and can be taken outside on a protected patio in the summer.  It is commonly grown in a hanging pot.  This plant is synonymous with Tradescantia pendula and Zebrina pendula.

    Tradescantia zebrina is a classic houseplant for a reason! It beautiful color and saturated tones make it stand out in any planter or hanging basket. This plant is very easy to care for. For best results provide bright light and water when it’s almost dry. However, it can stand to be in less than bright light and can hand drying out between waterings.

    $10.00
  • Tricolor Tradescantia fluminensis | Flowering Inch

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    The Tradescantia tricolor is an herbaceous perennial hailing from the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Mexico. This vibrant plant has trailing foliage with small leaves that are shades of cream, pink, and green on vine like stems. Easy to grow and perfect to light up any room!

     

    Tradescantia fluminensis, also known as inch plant or wandering Jew, is a spiderwort appreciated for its easy care and propagation.

    Its quick growth has earned this species a status as a fast-growing and hard to kill plant. It’s perfect for anyone looking to add a little green to their home without too much of a hassle. And if you love a splash of color, this variegated cultivar with pale pink coloration is the perfect one!

    $10.00
  • Burgundy Tradescantia Zebrina | Zebrina pendula | Inch Plant

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    The Burgundy Tradescantia Zebrina is a popular plant with a beautiful purple hue that is sure to catch the eye. Also known as an Inch Plant, this plant is very easy to care for. It grows quickly, and does well in anything from bright to medium light settings!

    This is a very easy to grow plant with broad dark purple and looks very good in a hanging basket. The trailing stems make it perfect choice for growing in hanging baskets, but it’s also stunning when allowed to spread across a tabletop or other surface.

    It’s easy to find one that will look perfect in your home or office. You can dress up this classic houseplant with a interesting container to give it a contemporary look!

    $10.00
  • Bubblegum tradescantia | Lilac Tricolor | Nanouk Plant

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    The Tradescantia Bubblegum, or Nanouk is a unique tricolor variety you will definitely want to consider if you want to add some vibrancy to your home decor. It is well-known for its distinct colorations that evoke the hues of an aurora borealis, along with its hanging vines, which are often put on full display when the plant is placed inside a hanging pot. This plant is ideal for growing indoors due to its hardy nature and the relative ease with which it can thrive in most indoor conditions.

     

    The Nanouk plant care requires bright indirect light. If the light is too dim, the leaf markings will fade. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t water directly into the crown. Care should be taken, particularly in winter, that the plant doesn’t become too dry.

    It’s not like any other Tradescantia because it’s a new variety grown by cross-pollinating two selected seedlings of Tradescantia albiflora in the Netherlands in 2012. Tradescantia plants originated in Central America, Mexico, and South America, but Tradescantia Nanouk originated in Sappemeer, The Netherlands. While it’s the new “it” plant, it’s not a difficult plant. In fact, it’s one of the easiest houseplants to care for, which makes it a great choice for beginners!

    $15.00
  • Tradescantia | Rhoeo spathacea | Boat Lily, Moses in a Basket

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    This Tradescantia, or Moses in the Basket, is a tropical sculptural herbaceous perennial that works well as a houseplant.  Desired for its unusual inflorescence and attractive foliage, it also has purple undersides on its leaves which are arranged radially. Additionally, it flaunts flowers which are axillary, white, inside pair of boat-shaped bracts.

    $15.00

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