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New Cassel, NY

September 23, 2012
5:34 AM

Post #9283715

need ID it also has tiny pink flowers.

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Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

September 23, 2012
6:06 AM

Post #9283758

Looks like Tradescantia pallida, Purple Heart or Purple Queen Wandering Jew. Tender perennial you'll need to bring inside soon.


mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 23, 2012
6:51 AM

Post #9283795

San Francisco, CA

September 23, 2012
8:03 AM

Post #9283838

Agreed. It is one of the best houseplants for cleaning the indoor air.
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 23, 2012
4:28 PM

Post #9284255

Ditto, Tradescantia pallida….Very hardy….Tried to kill it…Can not! Though i will say I don't use any herbacides, or any "cides" at all! This is a VERY hardy plant….Will continue to come back year after year…. Good thing , if you like it! :-)

Edited to say…Never tried it indoors…The color is only prominent if grown in FULL sun…Maybe I should try it indoors…Might be able to keep it under control that way! :-))))

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mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 23, 2012
4:59 PM

Post #9284283

tim, i gave up trying to control it years ago...:-( at least it's pretty. i'm fairly certain that the only way to control it is to never plant it! LOL


Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

September 23, 2012
5:08 PM

Post #9284293

Up Mid-Atlantic way and north all one has to do is not bring it in in the fall. ;-)
Madison, GA

May 9, 2013
10:16 AM

Post #9514529

Indoors it is still invasive if it is too close to your other potted plants

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