Tradescantia – Zebrina

The Tradescantia zebrina, commonly known as the Wandering Dude or Inch Plant, is a strikingly beautiful trailing plant that adds a vibrant touch to any indoor space. With its elongated leaves featuring deep green hues on top and vivid purple undersides adorned with silver stripes, this plant is a visual delight that effortlessly catches the eye.

The Tradescantia zebrina is a relatively low-maintenance plant that thrives with minimal care, making it an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced plant enthusiasts. With its graceful trailing vines and stunning foliage, it adds a touch of elegance and charm to any indoor setting, brightening up shelves, hanging baskets, or windowsills with its colourful presence. Enjoy watching it flourish and grow as it brings a sense of joy and vitality to your home.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Tradescantia zebrina

Latin Name (Plants only)

Tradescantia zebrina


Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, and adjust watering frequency based on environmental conditions.


This plant appreciates moderate to high humidity levels. Mist the leaves regularly or place a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity, especially in dry indoor environments.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 18-24°C. Protect the plant from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Light Requirements

Provide bright, indirect light for your Tradescantia zebrina to thrive. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but its colors may fade and growth may slow down.

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