|1||Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
The large statured traditional Moses in a Boat or Oyster Plant is so called for the open oyster shell shaped bracts from which peep the white spider flowers. Boat shaped bracts tucked between the thickly packed outthrust fleshy green leaves, purpled beneath.
It is a fantastic conservatory plant for office, shops and for any room in the house. It provides an excellent look and is considered best for indoor cultivation and grown in gardens owing to its ornamental features.
|Common Name||Moses-in-a-basket,oyster plant,boat lily or Moses-in-a-cradle plant.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||0.50 to 1.00 feet|
|Bloom Time||Not defined|
|Difficulty Level||easy to grow|
Rhoeo spathacea can be propagated by seeds, cuttings, or division. Rhoeos are normally grown due to the fact that they are very drought tolerant. As a matter of fact, this plant will develop some serious issues with root rot and foliage diseases if the plant is kept too wet or watered too often.
For best growth and color give him bright indirect light or a little morning or afternoon sun.
|Temperature||20 F. (-6 C.)|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
As a houseplant, grow in hanging baskets or along shelves. Outdoors, it forms an excellent ground cover.