The lower parts of the deep green, 1-foot-long, straplike leaves wrap around the stems for a coarse grass look. Grows in a tangled sprawl. Flowers usually purple, but may be white, blue, pink, or red.
Attributes - Tradescantia virginiana
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Blue, Lavender, Pink, Purple, Red, White
Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 3 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Fragrant, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Scales, Spider Mites.