Tradescantia pallida

Tradescantia pallida

  • Tradescantia pallida
  • Tradescantia pallida
  • Flower name
    Tradescantia pallida
  • Scientific name
    Tradescantia pallida
  • Aliasセトクレアセア, 紫御殿, Tradescantia, purple heart
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Tradescantia pallida

Tradescantia pallida or Murasaki Goten (scientific name: Tradescantia pallida) is native to Mexico, it is a cereal, semi-cold-resistant and evergreen perennial of the family Commelinaceae. Continue to make small deep peach blossoms bloom for a long period from spring to autumn. Three petals stand up from the center. The anther of the male shiver is yellow. Since leaves, stems and whole grass are pure purple to calyx, it is used as an accent plants for flower beds. It may be treated as succulent because the leaves are thick and the stems and roots are thick. The scientific name has been changed from the previous Setcreasea pallida to Tradescantia pallida. There is a Murasaki Tuyukusa (purple soybean) in a flower similar in name in the same department and easy to make a mistake.

Common name: Tradescantia pallida or Murasaki Goten , Scientific name: Tradescantia pallida, aka: Setcreasea, purple heart, Origin: Mexico, plant height: 10 to 50 cm, flower color: deep-pink, leaves (leaves), leaves · Stem · Bract color: purple, flower size: 2 cm, viewing period: April to November, flowering period: July to August.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Commelinaceae
  • Genus
    Tradescantia
  • Species
    T. pallida
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecereal, semi-cold-resistant and evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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