Our Plant Promise (to you).

We take care in growing and packaging our plants so they will arrive in amazing condition (we've sent plants to over 20,000 happy customers!).

If by random chance your plants don't arrive in great shape, never fear. Email our customer service team and we will either replace the plants pronto or refund the purchase price back to you. All you need to do is notify us within 24hrs of your order arriving.

Continue Shopping
Your Cart
Sorry, that was our last one!

We may have more shortly, if you'd like to know more please contact us.

Rhoeo dwarf "Moses in the cradle"

Description

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

Read More
Shipping

Free Australian Shipping

Flower

Delivered Fresh Guarantee

Meeting

Green insights: read our blog

Loves
Full Sun

Part
Shade

Full
Shade

Drought
Tolerant

Frost
Tolerant

Bright
indirect light

Well
Drained Soil

Plant grows to a height of {{item.gsx$heightfullygrown.$t }} and width of {{item.gsx$widthfullygrown.$t }}. Plant {{item.gsx$plantspacingincm.$t }} apart.

Ready to grow

Our growing philosophy isn't rocket science. We simply hold our plants back longer, which means the root systems can establish. That means a better plant for you that's ground ready, achieving faster grow times.

+ still a little green? 6 reasons to shop with us.

Ready to Roll?

Don't leaf just yet!

Check out these green beauties!

Plant Calculator Close
Plants In A Box Logo

Before you grow..

Subscribe to our newsletter for tips, tricks and nerdy plant info to help you grow + 10% OFF your first plant order (woohoo!)