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Tradescantia fluminensis (Spiderwort)

Other names: Wandering Jew, Small leaf spiderwort, White-flowered wandering Jew, Inch plant, Speedy jenny

T. fluminensis is a tender, trailing perennial with pointed, ovate, light green leaves, sometimes flushed purple underneath, and terminal clusters of small, white flowers intermittently throughout the year.
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Ultimate spread 0.2m
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Ultimate height 0.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia sillamontana (White velvet)

Other names: White gossamer, Cobweb spiderwort, Tradescantia pexata, Tradescantia velutina, Hairy wandering jew

T. sillamontana is a compact, mat- or mound-forming, succulent, evergreen perennial with hairy stems bearing ovate, two-ranked, white-hairy, grey-green leaves and, in summer, cymes of saucer-shaped, pink or magenta flowers with three petals.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia pallida (Purple-heart spiderwort)

Other names: Purple heart, Wandering jew, Purple secretia, Purple queen, Setcreasea pallida

T. pallida is a borderline hardy, trailing, evergreen perennial with purple stems bearing narrowly elliptic, heavily purple-flushed, blue-green leaves, bright violet-purple beneath. Cymes of pink flowers bloom in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
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Ultimate height 0.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia virginiana (Common spiderwort)

Other names: Spider lily , Bluebells, Blue spiderwort, Flower of a day, Moses in the bulrushes, Trinity flower, Virginia spiderwort, Virginian tradescantia, Widow's tears, Tradescantia congesta, Tradescantia speciosa, Tradescantia rupestris

T. virginiana is a tufted, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with arching, narrowly lance-shaped, pointed, dark green leaves and, from late spring to midsummer, small clusters of purple to violet-blue flowers with three petals and yellow stamens.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia zebrina (Silver inch plant)

Other names: Wandering sailor, Wandering Jew, Tradescantia pendula, Tradescantia tricolor, Tradescantia zebrina pendula

T. zebrina is a tender, trailing, evergreen perennial with ovate, silver-banded, dark green leaves, dark purple beneath, and small, terminal clusters of tiny, purple-pink flowers intermittently throughout the year.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.15m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia spathacea (Boat lily )

Other names: Christ in the manger, Cradle lily , Men in a boat, Moses in the cradle, Moses in his cradle, Moses in the bulrushes, Moses on a raft, Oyster plant, Prayer plant, Purple-leaved spiderwort, Three men in a boat, Boatlily, Rhoeo discolor, Rhoeo spathacea, Moses-in-a-basket

T. spathacea is a tender, compact, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with rosettes of semi-erect, fleshy, linear to lance-shaped, dark green leaves, dark purple beneath, and, throughout the year, cymes of white flowers surrounded by prominent, persistent, purple bracts.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia 'Blue n Gold' (Spiderwort 'Blue n Gold')

Other names: Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold'

T. 'Blue n Gold' is a small perennial with golden, strap-shaped leaves. From late spring to autumn, it bears three-petalled, violet-blue flowers with yellow stamens.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia blue selection (Spiderwort blue selection)

Other names: Tradescantia blue shades

T. blue selection is a tufted, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with arching, narrowly lance-shaped, slightly fleshy, dark green leaves and, from early summer to early autumn, small clusters of flowers in shades of blue.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey')

Other names: Tradescantia virginiana 'Osprey'

'Osprey' is an evergreen perennial with strap-shaped leaves and pale blue flowers in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Tradescantia 'Gold Mound' (Spider lily 'Gold Mound')

'Gold Mound' is a tufted, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with branching stems bearing arching, narrowly lance-shaped, slightly fleshy, yellow-green to golden-yellow leaves and small clusters of three-petalled, deep purple flowers from early summer to early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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