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Tradescantia Andersoniana Group
( Pauline )

Pauline produces orchid-pink flowers. In general, tradescantias are tufted clumping perennials with erect, branching stems and lance-shaped, narrow, green leaves tinged with purple. Blooms are blue, purple, rose-pink or white, with three triangular petals each. Be sure to cut the foliage back in the autumn. Does well even in wet soils and filtered light.
Important Info : Foliage contact can irritate skin.

How to Grow this Plant:


Characteristics
Cultivar:Pauline  
Family:Commelinaceae  
Size:Height: 1.33 ft. to 2 ft.
Width: 1.5 ft. to 2 ft.  
Plant Category:ground covers, houseplants, perennials,  
Plant Characteristics:low maintenance,  
Foliage Characteristics:evergreen,  
Foliage Color:green,  
Flower Characteristics:long lasting, showy, unusual,  
Flower Color:pinks,  
Tolerances:deer, drought, heat & humidity, rabbits, seashore, slope,  
Requirements
Flowering Time Range:Early Summer to Early Fall  
USDA Hardiness Zone:5 to 9  
AHS Heat Zone:1 to 12  
Light Range:Part Shade to Full Sun  
pH Range:4.5 to 7.5  
Soil Range:Some Sand to Some Clay  
Water Range:Normal to Moist  

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