Tradescantia is a tough tropical plant, it contains some of the simplest plants to grow, requiring little maintenance. Zebrina is a trailing herbaceous plant, distinguished by its paired, silvery green leaves flushed with purple on the upper surface and purple underneath, asymmetrical at the base. It has bright pink flowers with three petals. The fruit are small capsules containing greyish-brown seeds. They are great in a decorative pot and for hanging baskets and ground covers to fill in areas quickly in your garden.