Golden groundcover with bright purple blooms, great for giving a tropical look to a cold-climate garden. We suggest planting this with gold-leafed duranta and tibouchina for a harmonious trio in warmer climates.
Tradescantia' Sweet Kate' DESCRIPTION: Low maintenance, non-invasive, strappy groundcover perennial. Sweet Kate has lime-gold foliage in contrast to the green species form, and vivid purple open flowers. USE IN: Tropical gardens in shade; underplanting; indoors as a houseplant. PLANTING: Any well drained soil in sun or part shade; can grow in exposed locations. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. In spring cut back foliage that is damaged by frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30-50 cm H x 30-50 cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.