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

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