Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude
Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude
Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude
Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude
Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude

Baby Tradescantia Purple Passion or Tradescantia Wandering Dude

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The Tradescantia Purple Passion is truly captivating with its lush foliage and robust growth, originating from South America where it thrives in diverse natural habitats. Known as the Wandering Dude due to its vigorous spread, this plant adapts effortlessly to various environments, making it a beloved choice for both indoor and outdoor settings.

In its native South American habitat, Tradescantia Purple Passion is found in tropical and subtropical regions, where it flourishes in moist, well-drained soils. It typically grows as a ground cover, spreading rapidly with its trailing stems that root at nodes, allowing it to colonise areas quickly. This growth habit reflects its resilience and ability to thrive under varying light conditions, from partial shade to bright, indirect sunlight.

As a houseplant, Tradescantia Purple Passion retains its versatility and adaptability. Its cascading vines make it ideal for hanging baskets or elevated containers, where its lush foliage spills over the edges, creating a picturesque display. Its ease of care adds to its appeal, as it tolerates occasional neglect and adapts well to indoor conditions with moderate humidity.

The resurgence of Tradescantia Purple Passion as a popular houseplant is attributed to its striking appearance and minimal maintenance requirements. Its vibrant purple-hued leaves and rapid growth make it a standout feature in any room, whether placed on a shelf, countertop, or as a hanging accent.

Care Instructions for Tradescantia Purple Passion:

  • Ease of Care: Suitable for beginners, thanks to its resilience and adaptability.
  • Light: Thrives in bright, indirect light; can tolerate partial shade.
  • Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings; ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging.
  • Feeding: Feed monthly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, liquid fertiliser to promote healthy growth.
  • Pet Safety: Caution, this plant is toxic to pets if ingested; keep out of reach of curious pets.
  • Size: Typically comes in a nursery pot with a width of approximately 7cm.

For comprehensive guidance on caring for your Tradescantia Purple Passion, consider watching our detailed care video here.

All plants are delivered in plastic nursery pots to ensure their protection and freshness upon arrival, ready to enhance your living space with their natural beauty and vibrant colours.

Shipping: We ship via DPD’s 24-hour tracked carbon neutral service. 

Delivery times are 7-10 working days, but are usually much quicker. More details can be found here

We post all our plants to most of the UK, with the exceptions of the Islands of Scotland, the Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Isle of White, the Scilly Isles and the Channel Islands due to the high cost of shipping.

Measurements: The plant heights provided encompass the plant stem and the foliage length, along with the depth of the grow pot, which includes the living root system, and not just the portion of the plant that is visible above the soil level.

Although we strive to provide plants within the specified size range, there may be some instances where the plants supplied could be slightly smaller or larger than the size selected.

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