Lilah, the Lilac Tradescantia

Tradescantia fluminensis
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$7.99

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SKU: TF.2243 Category: Tags: ,

DECEMBER 2022 HOLIDAY SHIPPING NOTICE: Live plant orders must be placed by noon (MST) on Monday, December 12th. After this deadline, the inventory will drop to zero to prevent accidental ordering. Inventory will reappear on December 27th and shipping will resume on January 2nd. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions, we will be checking messages consistently during this time.

Meet Lilah. This cute spunky girl can’t wait to spread her cascading rainbow of colorful foliage into your living space. Looking like little pink bows, her fleshy leaves are a mixture of white, green, pink, and mauve stripes and blotches. Treat her right and she may even reward you with her small white flowers. Never stick Lilah in a dark corner, or she will show her dislike of the area by losing her beautiful colors. She will look the prettiest with lots of bright indirect light every day. Lilah loves a good hair cut, and asks that you keep her maintained. Her trailing tendrils have a tendency to get leggy, so pruning them becomes a must if you want to maintain a healthy appearance. Lilah is a plant that you need to know: low maintenance and fun!

We recommend planting this plug in our regular potting soil.

**IMPORTANT NOTE:
THIS PLANT SHIPS AS A 1″ FULLY ROOTED STARTER PLANT, AS SHOWN IN THE SECOND PHOTO. It will come wrapped in moss and tucked in a growers pot for safety. The terra cotta pot with the mature plant, shown in the first photo, is not included. If you order multiple plants, we put them together in one pot so they stay moist and insulated. If you think we haven’t sent the full order, please take out the plants from the pot first to count them.

Winter shipping has begun… as a heartfelt thank you, this year we are including free winter protection (thermal insulation liners every time and heat packs as necessary) in each box. *Free winter protection only available through website orders, not our Etsy shop

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Notes:

  • Botanical name: Tradescantia fluminensis
  • Likes soil to be kept moist, but not soggy.
  • The more light received, the more colorful the foliage.
  • Trim the ends to maintain shape.
  • Skill Level: Beginner