Tradescantia ernestiana

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.

How to grow: 

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:
Invasive, aggressive

When is the best time to plant a Tradescantia ernestiana:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

When is the best time to prune a Tradescantia ernestiana?
All year

How to prune:
Better to control the plant because its aggressive

What is the size of a Tradescantia ernestiana?
30-50 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Plant growth speed: 
 
Blooming: 

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals, colors pink or purple

Blooming Season :