Scientific Name: Tradescantia zebrina Form: Weeping
Common Name:wandering JewTexture:Medium
Family Name:CommelinaceaeHabit: Pendulous, Dense
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Mexico, Central America Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Glabrous, Oblong, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers paired, Pink, Blue, Purple, Can flower any month
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant, Container planting
Key ID Features:Leaves ovate, 6-9 cm long, solid purple underneath, most cultivars with silvery longitudinal stripes above (or just green and purple).