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Lilah, the Lilac Tradescantia

Tradescantia fluminensis
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$6.39

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SKU: TF.2243 Category: Tags: ,

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.

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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