Variegated Rhoeo

Variegated Rhoeo

Tradescantia spathacea 'Variegated'

This tropical plant is perfect for adding color to the garden displaying rosettes of dark green complemented by streaks of pink and white.

Bloom/Feature

Variegated foliage

Plant Type

AnnualsPerennials

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

Hardy to 20 to 30°F

Key Features

Variegated Foliage

Flowering Season

None

Use

Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Low

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

12-20" H x 12-20" W

Pruning

After flowering 

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants