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Tradescantia "Purple Sabre"


By Meanie

Tradescantia "Purple Sabre" (Tradescantia pallida)

I've just found the first flower on my Tradescantia purpurea! Really rather pleased with it!

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Gorgeous colour.

25 May, 2011


Yes Meanie...lovely colour...

25 May, 2011


Put a few of these in the garden last year, found one reshooting the weekend after -15 this winter, lost loads of things and a houseplant survives unbeliveble!!!

25 May, 2011


Thanks chaps!
I'm not surprised, as the owner of the small indy nursery that I got it from had been told by a couple of customers that theirs had come back (whilst making the point that he couldn't describe it as anything other than tender). Mine is in a pot though as I would like to see what I can do with it.

25 May, 2011


I like that a lot Meanie, strong deep colour, excellent

25 May, 2011


It should make a nice plant eventually SL - it's in a tomato pot so that it can tumble over the sides.

25 May, 2011


that sounds really good.

26 May, 2011


It has a rich colour.The one we have has greenish stripes on the upper paret of the leaf.

2 Jun, 2011


It's proving to be a very fast growing plant too Camillia.

2 Jun, 2011


Yeah it grows fast and its power to regenerate after facing damage is also very appreciatable.

3 Jun, 2011

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