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Tradescantia – Charlotte’s Web’

Garden Height
16 - 18
24 - 28
24 - 28
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Sun or Shade
Proven Winners

Attracts: Butterflies

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Native to North America

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes
Best in part sun to sun, but will grow in sun to shade. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Cut plants back after flowering to rejuvenate the foliage.

Needs Good Drainage

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Consistent

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 7-8
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

None needed

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

  • Proven Winners
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