Tradescantia (Rhoeo) dwarf "Moses in the cradle"

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Rhoeo Dwarf "Moses in the Cradle" is also known as Tradescantia spathacea Dwarf

Moses in the Cradle is a Rhoeo, but a dwarf form of this all-time favourite.

It’s a sweet little ornamental plant that has sword-shaped leaves and quirky white flower bracts shaped like a boat (that’s where Moses comes in). Rhoeo Dwarf is an easily grown plant best in warm tropical areas.

The small stature but rapid growth habit means it’s ideal for the rockery, as a ground cover or edging. It looks just grand growing down an embankment where it happily grows babies that creep out from the main base and cover even more ground. 

This one thrives in sunny to partly shaded spaces and needs moist well-drained soil. They don't like to be too wet, especially when the weather is cold. It will tolerate some dryness though, so don’t panic if the rains hold off. 

Mulch and water these well until they’re established and Dwarf Moses will fill your garden with his descendants.

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for:  I’m an ideal creeping ground cover, love a rockery and complete empty edging.

  • I grow to:  I’m small - in perfect situations I’ll reach a maximum of 50 by 50cms but I usually grow lower. 

  • I am currently: 10-15 cms

  • Where to place me:  I like it sunny but don’t mind a bit of shade throughout the day.

  • How far to space me: Give me 20-30cms of space, please

  • Soil Conditions: Moist, well-drained soil is my favourite but I can cope with dry periods.

Beautifully grown and mature in size with developed roots and guaranteed sun hardened. These plants can be inserted straight into the ground and make an excellent garden plant.

We carefully package your plants into a custom size box to ensure safe transport and a healthy plant delivered to your door.

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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