A fine old American family of plants once definitely considered “middle class,” now almost aristocratic. Botanically Commelinaceae, popularly the Spiderwort family, and even more commonly inch plant or wandering Jew
Best known by the common name Bolivian Wandering Jew, Callisia repens (kal-LIZ-ee-uh REE-penz) is a member of the spiderwort (Commelinaceae) family. Native throughout South America, the Caribbean, and Central America.
Tradescantia tricolor (trad-es-KAN-tee-uh TRY-kull-lur) is an herbaceous perennial cultivar hailing from the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Mexico. In the United States and many parts of the world, this
Tradescantia Nanouk® (trad-es-KAN-tee-uh NAN-uhk) is also known as Fantasy Venice and Tradescantia albiflora ‘Nanouk’ (al-BIH-flor-uh). This Nanouk Tradescantia is a new cultivar developed by cross-pollinating two selected seedlings of Tradescantia
Tradescantia pallida [trad-es-KAN-tee-uh, PAL-lid-duh] have striking purple evergreen leaves, providing a splash of color throughout the year. It’s part of the Tradescantia genus (spiderwort) of plants found throughout South and
The oyster plants, Rhoeo spathacea, [ROH-ee-oh] [spath-ay-SEE-uh], displays boat-shaped bracts holding little white flowers. The oyster plant comes from the warm, humid regions of Central America where it’s commonly found