Rhoeo spathacea 'Tricolor'Item #5877 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 12
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Interesting broad, sword-like leaves give this tender perennial a succulent look. Foliage forms a rosette of white, pale pink and green leaves with purple undersides. Typically grown as an annual in pots or hanging baskets, or as a textural accent in the garden.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower to 12 to 15 in. tall and wide.Key Feature:Drought TolerantBlooms:Small white flowers throughout the year.
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 12 to 15 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:MulticoloredBlooms:Small white flowers throughout the year.Flower color:White
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.