Identify Purple Flower

Lexington, NC(Zone 7a)

We live in the independent portion of an assisted living complex. Just out side the assisted living portion is a flower garden. One of them is a purple plant with a small rose colored flower on it. I took a picture of the plant in late afternoon and the small rose flower had closed up. I hope some one can identify the plant.

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(Arlene) Southold, NY(Zone 7a)

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/186408/

Tradescantia pallida - also known as Wandering Jew.

Lexington, NC(Zone 7a)

Thank you pirl, at least I can pronounce Wandering Jew. lol

sparks

(Arlene) Southold, NY(Zone 7a)

Some of those names are real winners, aren't they?

Crossville, TN

I had some in Fl and I thought they said it was Purple Queen...I don't do Latin. Jo

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