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Tradescantia 'Wandering Jew Purple'

Quick Overview

  • Great Foliage,
  • Plant indoors or out,
  • Pair with your favorite part shade annual
Common Name:Wandering Jew
Plant Type:Annual
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 What is my zone?
Height:6 - 6 Inches
Spread:12 - 24 Inches
Exposure:Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies
Flower Color:Purple Shades

Availability: In stock

Product Name Price Qty
Tradescantia 'Wandering Jew Purple' - 4 1/2" Pot
(Ships in Spring by USDA Zone)
  • Buy 3 for $7.59 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $7.19 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $6.79 each and save 15%


(Wandering Jew) A classic annual for in the garden or in the home. Tradescantia 'Wandering Jew Purple' adds great foliage color to your home. Grown in bright, indirect sun, 'Wandering Jew Purple' makes for a great trailer for hanging baskets and containers. The purple, green and white zebra stripe foliage occasionally is adorned with small purple flowers. Tradescantia are easy to grow and require little care, maybe a light trimming now and then to keep them full. We recommend pairing your Tradescantia with your favorite part shade annuals such as impatiens, begonias and ferns. Hardy in zones 9-10, and a great option for a ground cover.
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Tradescantia 'Wandering Jew Purple'

Common Name Wandering Jew
USDA Hardiness Zone 9, 10
Plant Type Annual
Sun Exposure Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies
Flower Color Purple Shades
Max Height 0-12 Inches
Max Spread 1-2 Feet
Design Use Combination Containers, Hanging Baskets
Container Design Spiller
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer

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