Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
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Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

Purple Wandering Jew

A vigorous plant that has purple trailing foliage and makes a great accent in mass plantings.

Height:

12-15 in

Spacing:

24-48"

Additional:

Heat and Drought Tolerant

Hardiness Zone:

7-11

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Purple

Tradescantia (trad-es-kan'-tee-ah)

Family: Commelinaceae · Common Name: Spiderwort

Very attractive clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink, red, lavender and violet emerge from clumps of grass-like leaves. Very useful in the border since flowers are produced over a long bloom period and are wonderful for attracting butterflies.

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