Tradescantia tricolour plant has big bright coloured leaves that will surely help beautify your living space. Tradescantia is native to South America, but in many parts of the world it is kept as a houseplant and goes by many different names such as Wandering Jew, Striped Wandering Jew, Flowering Inch Plant, Wandering Willie, Wandering Gypsy, Purple Queen, Tradescantia, Small-leaf spiderwort, Rivr spiderwort, Spiderwort and Inch Plant.
Tradescantia, actually refers to John Tradescant, who was an English naturalists and explorers during the 17th Century that discovered and introduced it.
The leaves of the plant that usually comes with 3 colours give the specific epithet, tricolour, which refers to the plants’ colouration. They typically come in shades of white, pink, rose or purple and perpetually has scentless flowers that blooms.
How to Care for your Tradescantia Fluminensis Tricolour Plant?