PlantsTradescantias→Variegated Oyster Plant (Tradescantia spathacea 'Variegata')

Botanical names:
Tradescantia spathacea Accepted
Rhoeo spathacea Synonym
Rhoeo discolor Synonym

Also sold as:
Tricolor
Hawaiian Dwarf

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 12 inches to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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carpathiangirl On September 1, 2018 Obtained plant
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Plant advice needed for outdoor planters! by theseventhsun Sep 26, 2021 1:28 AM 24
Unknown Plant by Derphitene Jun 2, 2021 11:31 AM 4
Is this a tradescantia by AndreaKoa Oct 8, 2020 7:24 AM 4
ID this plant by Plantmad Jul 22, 2020 6:25 PM 1
Help with identification and care of this plant by battenburg Jul 18, 2020 5:37 AM 4
ID on hanging indoor plant by OscarM Jul 7, 2020 10:43 AM 4
Plant Identification Help by LoveMyTrees May 27, 2020 3:32 PM 4
Help identify this plant? by Stelios369 Sep 14, 2019 4:53 AM 13
Plant identification by MathiasVL May 1, 2019 7:51 AM 3
Indoor raised bed by soozywoozy Nov 2, 2018 12:04 PM 16

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