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PlantFiles: Wandering Jew, Inch Plant
Tradescantia fluminensis 'Laekenensis Rainbow'

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Family: Commelinaceae (ko-mel-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tradescantia (trad-es-KAN-tee-uh) (Info)
Species: fluminensis (floo-min-EN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Laekenensis Rainbow

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Category:
Groundcovers
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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
Light Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vince On Jan 14, 2007, vince from Bilbao
Spain (Zone 9a) wrote:

The plant in the images is not a Tradescantia fluminensis 'Laekenensis Rainbow', it is a variegated Tradescantia zebrina.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Pell City, Alabama
Oakland, California
Brooksville, Florida
Oldsmar, Florida
Johnson City, Texas
Mexia, Texas



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