Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold'Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold'

Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


With brilliant glowing gold foliage and gentian-blue flowers, this vigorous grower is very long blooming and has virtually no seeding problems. Place in areas of morning sun and it will absolutely glow in the garden.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 15″ / 21″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September

SKU: TRABG Categories: ,
Common Name Tradescantia
Family Commelinaceae
Genus Tradescantia
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Yellow
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has gold leaves and blue flowers.
Landscape Value Accent, edging, mass, mixed beds or containers.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 15" / 21"
Soil (Garden) Fertile and moist.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South
Comments This plant needs some sun or it will rot out.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 0.06 – 1.0
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering
Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold' - Product Profile
Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold' - Growing Recipe

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