Category: Perennials

  • How to Grow and Care for Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance perennial that will bloom all summer long, look no further than the Lanceleaf Coreopsis. This bright and cheerful flower is native to North America and is a favorite of gardeners for its long-lasting blooms and easy care. Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) is a popular perennial plant that produces bright…

  • How to Propagate Wandering Jew or Spiderwort (Tradescantia) Plants: Cuttings, Division, and Seeds

    Tradescantia, commonly called Wandering Jew or Spiderwort, is a beautiful versatile houseplant genus that can bring colorful foliage and texture to any indoor space. These plants originate from tropical and subtropical regions, but have become worldwide favorites to grow inside due to their low-maintenance nature. These plants can have a mounding, trailing, or tangled mat-like…

  • A Complete Guide to Wandering Jew or Spiderwort Plant (Tradescantia) Types and Care

    The Wandering Jew plant, scientifically known as Tradescantia spp., is a genus of herbaceous and perennial plants, belonging to the Commelinaceae family. It is not a single plant but rather the common name for a variety of Tradescantia species, including Tradescantia fluminensis, Tradescantia pallida ‘Purple Heart’, and Tradescantia zebrina, among others. These plants have heart-shaped…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia sillamontana (Cobweb Spiderwort, White Velvet)

    Tradescantia sillamontana, commonly known as Cobweb Spiderwort or White Velvet, is a unique and visually appealing plant with its fuzzy white leaves and delicate pink flowers. In this blog post, we will explore the origin, appearance, care requirements, propagation, and common problems associated with hardy, herbaceous perennial. Tradescantia sillamontana is native to the mountains of…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia Pink Panther (Callisia repens pink panther)

    If you’re looking to add a unique, eye-catching plant to your indoor garden, look no further than Tradescantia ‘Pink Panther’ or Callisia repens ‘Pink Panther’. Also known as “Pink Bubble” or “Pink Lady,” this super cute houseplant creates a stunning pink and green variegated foliage effect that’s perfect for brightening up your home. Let’s explore…

  • How to Grow and Care for Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana)

    Virginia Spiderwort, also known as Tradescantia virginiana, Common Spiderwort, or Spider Lily is a beautiful, hardy perennial that can add charm and color to your garden. In this post, we will provide you with all the information you need to successfully grow and care for the Virginia Spiderwort. We shall cover topics such as light…

  • How to Grow and Care for Moses in the Cradle (Tradescantia Spathacea)

    Tradescantia spathacea, commonly known as Moses in the Cradle, Boat Lily, Moses in a Basket, or Dwarf Oyster is a popular houseplant known for its attractive foliage and easy care requirements. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to grow and care for this wonderful plant, covering its origin and…

  • How to Grow and Care for Ohio Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis)

    Tradescantia ohiensis, commonly known as Smooth Spiderwort, Bluejacket, or Ohio Spiderwort, is a clumping, herbaceous perennial native to central and eastern North America. It is a popular choice among gardeners due to its charming continuous blooms and easy care requirements. In this guide, we will provide you with the essential informationabout this plant and also…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia Fluminensis (Small-leaf Spiderwort)

    Tradescantia Fluminensis, commonly known as Small-leaf Spiderwort, is a beautiful trailing plant that belongs to the Commelinaceae family. It is native to the Americas, including Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. This plant features small, lance-shaped leaves that are typically green with a hint of purple on the undersides. The leaves are arranged alternately along…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia Pallida (Purple Heart Tradescantia)

    Tradescantia pallida, commonly known as Purple Heart or Purple Queen, is a species of flowering plant native to the Gulf Coast region of eastern Mexico. In this post, we share information about this plant and provide guidance on how to grow it in your garden or indoors as a houseplant. This tender perennial from the…