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Monday, August 20, 2012

Tradescantia sillamontana - Hairy Wandering Jew

Scientific name: Tradescantia sillamontana
Synonym: T. velutina, T. pexata

Common name: Hairy Wandering Jew, White Velvet, White Gossamer Plant

Family: Commelinaceae
Origin: Mexico
Category: Evergreen, herbaceous perennial
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

How to grow : 
Light : Full sun to shade
Soil : sandy and well-draining 
Water : moderate
Propagation: cuttings or division of bush

Features : Evergreen plant with succulent leaves. 

Uses : ornamental plant for rock gardens

1 comment:

  1. Chętnie bym go w swoim ogródku skalnym wsadziła, ale pewno by nie rósł, bo za zimno. Pozdrawiam.
    I'd love it in my backyard rock stuck, but I certainly would not grow, because the cold. Yours.


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