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Tradescantia ‘Lucky Charm’


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.


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

SKU: TRALUCCHA Categories: , ,
Common Name Tradescantia
Family Commelinaceae
Genus Tradescantia
species --
Plant Series Tradescantia CHARM™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP22981
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Yellow
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 15" / 11"
Soil (Garden) Light, moist, and fertile.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments Cut back for rebloom. Easy to grow.
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″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering
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