White Velvet
Tradescantia sillamontana
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate desert

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Names

Other common names White Gossamer Plant, Hairy Wandering Jew
Family Commelinaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • rose
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Leaf color
  • green