Tradescantia ernestiana growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Ernest's spiderwort, Tradescantia ernestiana perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate.
Tradescantia ernestiana leaves
Leaves color green in elliptic shape with pointed top.
Flower color purple to pink, triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals.
Requirements for Tradescantia ernestiana growing and care:
Mulch, space to grow widely
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
When is the best time to plant a Tradescantia ernestiana:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
When is the best time to prune a Tradescantia ernestiana?
How to prune:
Better to control the plant because its aggressive
What is the size of a Tradescantia ernestiana?
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals, colors pink or purple