AWARD

TRADESCANTIA 'Purple Sabre'

Commonly known as Spiderwort, Trinity flower

(syn. T. pallida 'Purpurea') succulent large broad purple leaves with pink flowers in summer
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    40-60cm (16-24in)
  • Spread
    45-60cm )18-24in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Tufted, clump-forming perennial with erect, branching stems and arching, narrowly lance-shaped, pointed, mid-green leaves to 35cm (14in) long. Produces 3-petalled flowers 2.5-4cm (1-1.5in) across.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

TRADESCANTIA 'Purple Sabre'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, vine weevil.
    Place of origin
    North, South and Central America
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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40-60cm (16-24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45-60cm )18-24in)
 

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