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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

Common Name Tradescantia
Family Commelinaceae
species hybrid
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP23251
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 15" / 11"
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Soil Light, moist, and fertile.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Special Uses
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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