Moses in a Cradle

Tradescantia Spathacea

Interesting broad, sword-like leaves give this tender perennial a succulent look. Foliage is dark green above with deep purple undersides. Typically grown as a seasonal annual in pots or hanging baskets, or as a textural accent in the garden. Flowers are borne in bracts among the leaves.

Light Needs: This plant can take full sun but does best if it is in some sun in the morning but is in the shade before the hot afternoon sun hits.

Watering Needs: Water regularly – weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Average Landscape Size: Grows up to 12 inches high and spreads up to 18 inches.

Key Features: Evergreen succulent.

Blooms: N/A

Poisonous: No.

Moses in a Cradle Tradescantia Spathacea