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White Velvet
Scientific Name: Tradescantia sillamontana Matuda
Family: Commelinaceae
White Velvet (Tradescantia  sillamontana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 21-24
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 32F (0C). Generally does OK in Phoenix in protected areas.

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full shade

Origin: Northeastern Mexico

Growth Habits: Slow growing trailing perennial; furry leaves, 2 to 2.5 inches long (5-6.2 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, keep drier in winter (November-March)

Propagation: Cuttings

White Velvet (Tradescantia  sillamontana)

Blooming Habits:
The White Velvet has rose flowers, 0.5 inch across (1.2 cm), in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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