Botanical details
  • Genus: Tradescantia Family: Commelinaceae
General description
  • formerly known as Zebrina pendula;
  • species of spiderwort more commonly known as an inchplant;
  • native to Mexico, Central America and Colombia, and naturalized in parts of Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and various oceanic islands;

Leaves:

  • zebra-patterned;
  • green with purple dominant - purple is deeper in full sun and magenta-purple on the back;
  • covered in hairs;
  • feel like sand.