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Tradescantia blossfeldiana
Flowering inch plant  
Commelinaceae
 

Tradescantia-blossfeldiana, Flowering inch plant, Commelinaceae,

 

Tradescantia-blossfeldiana, Flowering inch plant, Commelinaceae,

An evergreen, clump-forming perennial, this frost-tender spTradescantia-blossfeldiana, Flowering inch plant, Commelinaceae,  ecies reaches 18 in (45 cm) in height with a spread of 10 in (25 cm).
It has a short stem bearing a rosette of fleshy, lance-shaped leaves up to 12 in (30 cm) long. The leaves are glossy green with purple undersides.
Cultivation: Grow in full sun or part-shade in fertile, moist to dry soil.
Cut back ruthlessly when they become straggly.
Propagate by division .

 

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