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Rhoeo / Moses In The Cradle
Tradescantia spathacea Syn. Rhoeo
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Add this attractive plant to your indoor or outdoor living space. This evergreen, semi succulent, perennial has a clump forming habit. It produces lance shaped leaves in green and maroon, along with tiny, white flower bracts. Plant it in your garden to make an ideal ground cover or grow it indoors, in your favourite pot or container. Choose a sunny to partly shaded position and keep soil moist and well drained. This plant tolerates hot conditions and periods of dryness.

Size — 140mm
Growth Width — 25cm
Growth Height — 50cm
Drought Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
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Planting Advice

Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.

Watering needs

This plant tolerates dry conditions once it is established.

Pruning Advice

Remove dead and dying leaves from this plant.

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