Flowering Inch Plant
Tradescantia cerinthoides
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 4.5 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Other common names Thick-leaved Wandering Jew
Family Commelinaceae
Other scientific names Tradescantia blossfeldiana

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green