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Other common names
Tradescantia can be trailing or tufted perennials with usually fleshy, evergreen foliage and distinctive, 3-petalled flowers
'Quicksilver' is an evergreen perennial to 20cm, with elliptic to ovate leaves longitudinally striped with white, and terminal clusters of small white flowers intermittently throughout the year
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, fertile soil in sun or shade. Trim to promote thick growth and strong shoots with bold foliage. Water freely in dry weather
Propagate by softwood cuttings using stem tips in spring or summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pests Aphids and vine weevil are sometimes a problem
Generally disease free
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