Tradescantia spathacea ‘Variegata’ | Boat Lily

Moses in the Cradle
If you love variegated plants, especially those that blush in tones of pink, this Tradescantia spathacea Variegata is for you. It has many additional common names such as: Moses in the Bulrushes, Tradescantia spathacea ‘Tricolor’, Tradescantia spathacea variegata, Variegated Tradescantia spathacea, Tricolor Moses in the Cradle, Tricolor Spiderwort, Variegated Moses in the Cradle, Rhoeo Discolor, Moses-in-a-Boat, Boat Lily, Cradle Lily, or Oyster Plant.

PLANT TYPE

  • Perennial
  • Cactus / Succulent
  • Groundcover

SIZE

  • H: 8″-12″

ZONES

  • USDA 11-12

GROWING CONDITIONS

FEATURES

Sun Exposure

Sun - Mostly Shade

Water Needs

Regular - Occasional

Soil Care

Adaptable, Average, Well-Drained

Special Situation

Humidity Tolerant, Verticillium Wilt Resistant

Foliage Color

Variegated, White, Pink, Green, Purple

Foliage Season

Evergreen

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

Wildlife

Bees

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