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Commelinaceae
Tradescantia zebrina


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Tradescantia Genus

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Found in Brazil


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Comment: Wandering Jew, Tradescantia zebrina

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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
Chris2002
Chris2002
March 31, 2010
Yes!, I didn't add information to yours, I put it on the other Wandering Jew.
gardengeek
gardengeek
March 31, 2010
Whoops I forgot that was there, I deleted it. I think it was either an orange or lime tree... Could this be a Commelina zebrina?
Chris2002
Chris2002
March 31, 2010
Wondering Jew also, but does this 3rd photo go with the plant?

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