Rhoeo spathacea 'Tricolor'/Moses-in-the-Boat

Rhoeo spathacea 'Tricolor' / Rhoeo spathacea 'Tricolor'
Variegated foliage
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Variegated foliage

Ground cover of this striking colored tropical foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhoeo spathacea 'Tricolor'
Common Name: Moses-in-the-Boat
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The lance-shaped foliage in rosettes, with metallic green above and purple below is a special feature of this semi-tropical perennial. Small white flowers occur throughout the year in boatlike bracts down within the foliage rosette. This perennial makes an excellent planter and container specimen or in ground cover plantings. Apply fertilizer periodically during the growing season.