Virtually carefree. Best suited for hanging containers and easy to propagate from small stem cuttings. This plant is an easy houseplant to start with, even for the those non green thumbs.


Prefer well draining soil. A potting mix amended with some sand of cactus/succulent soil is recommended.


Spiderwort plants do best in bright but indirect sunlight. Place them nearby a window that boasts at least eight hours of sun a day, but be careful and avoid any direct rays, which can cause the leaves to scorch.


Tradescantia don’t require much, if any feeding. At most, use a water soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength bi-monthly. More aggressive feeding can cause the plants leaves to lose their variegation.


These plants prefer to be kept consistently moist and will thrive if watered weekly in the summer and less in the fall and winter. Feel the soil a few inches down in the pot, if its dry it is time to water your plant.


An aggressive growing plant that can get overly leggy if left untamed. Cut the stems back periodically, trimming back to a joint. Prune or pinch regularly by at least 25%

Pet Friendly? No, toxic.