Tradescantia spathacea

Moses in the cradle

Height: 1-2 ft (30-60 cm)

Light: Bright light, but no direct sun. 

Water: Keep soil evenly moist spring through fall. In winter, allow the potting medium to dry out slightly between waterings. 

Humidity: Average room humidity. Brown leaf tips indicate that the air is too dry. Mist the foliage with room-temperature water or stand the pot on a humidity tray.

Temperature: Average to warm room temperatures 18-27°C) suit this plant year-round. It will tolerate a minimum temperature of 13°C.

Soil: Good-quality all-purpose potting mix.

Fertilizer: Feed monthly while plant is actively growing.

Propagation: Division. Remove offshoots with some roots attached and pot separately.