Tradescantia pallida 'Pale Puma' in the Tradescantias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pinkish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Incorrect identification by Rica47 Mar 15, 2018 7:01 AM 1
Incorrect identification by Rica47 Mar 15, 2018 7:02 AM 1
Incorrect identification by Rica47 Jul 21, 2018 9:24 AM 10
Tradescantia spathacea by needrain Jul 23, 2019 10:50 AM 21
Purple queen wandering jew by dylannolan Aug 11, 2015 4:29 PM 31

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