Scientific Name: Tradescantia fluminensis Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:wandering Jew Texture:Medium
Family Name:CommelinaceaeHabit: Pendulous
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, White, Jun- Jul- Sep- Aug- May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct- Sep
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Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves with parallel venation, ovate to 6 cm long, narrowing toward base and then expanding to a broad sheath around the stem.