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SETCREASEA [TRADESCANTIA] PALLIDA [PURPUREA]

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SETCREASEA [TRADESCANTIA] PALLIDA [PURPUREA]  (SETCREASEA [TRADESCANTIA] PALLIDA [PURPUREA])

Picked this trailer up in a winter greenhouse sale for half price. I never thought it would bloom so fast. Please correct the botanical name if I have it wrong.



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that looks very nice,

18 Feb, 2012

 

Wow - gorgeous

18 Feb, 2012

 

These are great plants Elke!
Cuttings are easy and they grow very well outdoors in the summer, flowering continuously.

18 Feb, 2012

 

Thanks for that tip, Meanie. First time I've had one of these. I think it may trail, should I repot in a hanging basket?

18 Feb, 2012

 

It might look good in a hanging basket outdoors, but it will look exceptional in a hanging basket indoors (it will need to be somewhere where it will not get accidently damaged) as it will be long-lived indoors.

Here are two photos to show how mine grew in a season outdoors. It was in a 20cm deep pot.

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/202004-tradescantia-purple-sabre/member/meanie

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/233787-tradescantia-purple-sabre/member/meanie

19 Feb, 2012



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