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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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 Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor
Family: Commelinaceae
Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat
Origin: West Indies and Mexico
groundcover and low-growingfull sunshadesemi-shademoderate waterornamental foliageirritatingSeaside, salt tolerant plantincuded in CD catalog

Herb with succulent stems; leaves crowded, flat, stiff, pointed, dark green above, purple to green below; flowers at base of leaves, small, white, 3-parted, held between 2 purple bracts; fruit a capsule. Can be used to make a dense groundcover, as houseplant or in interiorscape. Watery sap can cause contact dermatitis, avoid getting sap on skin.


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 Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Tradescantia spathacea, Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor, Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat

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Rhoeo spathacea, Tradescantia discolor - Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat. Very bright purple-green-white leaves of this variegated variety make a beautiful ground cover. Easy to grow and fast-spreading. Can be used to make a dense groundcover, as houseplant or in interiorscape.
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