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Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart'

Purple heart, Setcresea
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a.k.a Setcresea 'Purple Heart'. You grow this plant ofr its foliage: velvet purple 3-4" slender leaves on trailing stems. It will sport occasional lavender-pink flowers which are held in the leaf axils, which are a nice surprise. We use this plant as a cool weather foliage accent for mixed containers, or as a ground cover where it is hardy.
Array Tradescantia
Common Name Purple heart, Setcresea
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Spring, Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer
Use Bed, Groundcover, House Plant, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest
Color Plum-Purple