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TRADESCANTIA 'Purple Sabre'

Commonly known as Spiderwort, Trinity flower

(syn. T. pallida 'Purpurea') succulent large broad purple leaves with pink flowers in summer
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  • 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, vine weevil.
  • Place of origin - North, South and Central America
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • 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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