Tradescantia 'Regal Charm'Tradescantia 'Regal Charm'

Tradescantia ‘Regal Charm’

Regal purple, three petaled flowers sit above golden foliage on this royal charmer. A new flower color that contrasts beautifully with the compact, golden yellow mound of leaves. A fine addition to your mixed bed, containers, or the front of the border. Easy to grow with average garden soil and water.

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

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Common Name Tradescantia
Family Commelinaceae
Genus Tradescantia
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP23251
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, September
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Purple
Leaf Color Green
Soil Light, moist, and fertile.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure 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? Compared to 'Blue and Gold' ('Sweet Kate'), it has purple rather than blue flowers and is shorter and more compact.
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.
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