Tradescantia 'Lucky Charm'Tradescantia 'Lucky Charm'

Tradescantia ‘Lucky Charm’

Dwarf gold leaf Tradescantia. Blue flowers and a compact habit. It has the most contrasting colors of the CHARM™ Series. Planting something Lucky and Gold in your garden will surely be a sign of good fortune to come.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 15″ / 11″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August

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Common Name Tradescantia
Family Commelinaceae
Genus Tradescantia
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22981
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 15" / 11"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color Green
Soil Light, moist, and fertile.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
How Different? Shorter and more compact than 'Blue and Gold' ('Sweet Kate').
Landscape Value Colorful before it blooms! Use as an accent, for edging, in mixed beds, or containers.
Finish Time to 4" 6 to 8 weeks; 8 to 10 weeks in winter.
Comments Cut back for rebloom. Easy to grow.
Grower Notes --
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