Genus: Tradescantia Family: Commelinaceae
- 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;
- green with purple dominant - purple is deeper in full sun and magenta-purple on the back;
- covered in hairs;
- feel like sand.