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Commelina zebrina
Commelinaceae
Tradescantia


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Flower Petal # 4
Main Color    
Color 2    

Commelinaceae Family

Tradescantia Genus
Physical Description
Unknown Striped Plant with Little Purple Flowers


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Comment: Commelina zebrina, Tradescantia

Page Posts: 2

terrahbell
terrahbell
May 09, 2010
WOW!! I DID NOT KNOW WANDERING JEWS FLOWERED!!! MINE NEVER DID...R.I.P. I PUT IT ON THE PORCH TO EARLY THIS EAR AD KILLD IT :(
Chris2002
Chris2002
March 31, 2010
The below information is for white near white, but this is also available in purple.
Family: Commelinaceae (ko-mel-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)

Genus: Tradescantia (trad-es-KAN-tee-uh) (Info)

Species: zebrina (zeb-REE-nuh) (Info)
Synonym:Tradescantia pendula

Synonym:Zebrina pendula var. quadrifolia

Synonym:Commelina zebrina
Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

White Near White

Bloom Time:N A

Foliage:Grown for foliage Variegated
Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:N A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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