Tradescantia Sweet Kate

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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.

mass planting image: Leonora Enking .

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.

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