Tradescantia chrysophylla | Baby Bunny Bellies

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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!

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 4 in
Pot Size

Nursery 4″

Sun Requirement

Bright Indirect

Watering

Semi-Moist

Hardiness

zone 12, Zone 9-11

Propagation

Easy

Air-Purifying

Medium

Color

Purple

Plant Origin

Mexico, South America

  • What to expect: You’ll get a healthy plant in a 4″ nursery pot. Please note: The pictures may show an enlarged plant (more mature plant) for the sake of showing off the plant at its peak!
  • Packaging & Shipping: Every plant is fragile and the shipping process is not always kind (or easy). That’s why every plant is packaged snugly with care in a pot with plastic wrapping tightly sitting over the dirt in the pot to prevent it from falling out as well as around the pot to hold it in place inside the shipping box.
  • Returns & Refunds: Due to the nature of the product, we cannot accept returns or refunds. If there are issues with your order, please reach out to us so that we can do our best to find an appropriate resolution.

Care instructions:

  1. Soil: A standard well-drained potting soil mix. We use a mixture of 50% perlite and 50% succulent soil mix to ensure the roots remain aerated and healthy.
  2. Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  3. Water: Keep the soil slightly moist, allowing soil to dry out completely between waterings.
  4. Temperature: The Tradescantia thrives in temperatures 60-80 degrees, so they do well in typical indoor temperatures.
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    Emily

    Absolutely stunning plant. She arrived well packaged and very healthy. She’s starting to have some trailing leaves. Love this plant. Very easy to grow.

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    Corrie (verified owner)

    Verified reviewVerified review - view originalExternal link | usGeorgia, United States

    My plant arrived slightly wetter than expected, but it did not suffer for it. It’s beautiful and thriving!

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    Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Lisa Tabor

    ABSOLUTELY STUNNING..Beautiful plant..so much larger than anticipated..I will definitely be buying more from this seller. Also, the sweet thank you card and hand written care instructions are so appreciated. I am a happy camper.

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    Stephanie

    Beautiful, healthy, and thriving! Doubled the size in 2 weeks!

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    Julie

    What a lovely, lush plant. So healthy! Great packing. Really unique looking. Leaves are thick with perfect stripes. Thank you! 🪴

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    Phoung

    Beautiful marble pothos! Seller was extra careful packaging this beauty and plant soil was still really moist. I love it ! Also came with a very cute thank you card. How sweet 💚🥰

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    Olivia

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    Laura

    Plant came in very good condition, there was some spillage of dirt but I expected that. Overall I definitely recommend purchasing from here, I would do it again. And the order shipped very quickly!

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    Venus

    I bought the marble queen… 2 of them on the strength of the ratings… They arrived in a small box and I was thinking “ oh no!”… Then I opened the box and was blown away!!!! They are so very beautiful!!! Exactly as pictured… I am so very pleased with my purchase.

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    Jill

    The plant was well rooted and bigger than I expected. Super happy with my purchase❤️

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    Kimberly

    Came perfectly safe and healthy. Seeing new growth on all 4 plants in the first 2 weeks.

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    Jemlynn

    This plant is gorgeous. Colors are bright and vibrant. Shipping was crazy fast. Packaging could be better. Would buy again though

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    Monica

    Plant really exceeded my expectations. It’s healthy, beautiful, and very full/dense. USPS really beat up the box and my pothos was still in perfect shape. I will be back for more! 🙂

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    oMordah

    This is a lovely large plant. Great shipping/ packaging.

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    Ashley

    The pothos plant was packaged safely and with care. It was much larger than I was expecting. I am very happy 😃

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    Rodeare

    The plants I ordered came in more beautiful than I expected! The seller left instructions and a thank you note very professional and a great experience. I already placed another order for different plants. The shipping was fast and the plants look very healthy. Thank you so much

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  • Vendor: Gardengineering
  • Address: Raleigh, NC 27606
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