Tradescantia sillamontana (4 inch)

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-About Tradescantia sillamontana-

Tradescantia sillamontana, commonly known as White Gossamer plant, Cobweb Spiderwort, and White Velvet, is a perennial evergreen succulent plant. As the leaves, stems, and roots all are heavily covered with cobwebby, completely white hairs, the plant is very recognizable. The shape of leaves is ovate, and overall height can reach 6-18 inches with a spread of 2 feet. Producing pretty three-petaled magenta flowers in midsummer.

-How to care for Tradescantia sillamontana-

Sun/Location: As a succulent species from a dry, hot region, White Gossamer Plant can tolerate full sun and be happy under temperature stress in spring and fall, but too much harsh sunlight can burn the leaves, especially in summer, so partial shade is necessary.

Soil/Pot: Cobweb Spiderwort can tolerate poor soils, but the ideal soil is well-drained and acidic.

Watering: It is highly recommended to use the soak-and-dry method of watering. Thorough watering while ensuring the soil is thoroughly dry will protect the roots of the succulents, and the frequency of watering can be increased appropriately during the growing season, such as spring and fall, and watering sparingly or stopped in winter to help White Velvet endure the cold.

-More Information-

Primary color: green, sliver
Secondary color: purple, sliver
Bloom color: red
Cold hardiness: zone 10b-11b
Product format: 4" pot
Suitability: balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: stem cutting, leaf, seed
Special characteristic: easy to propagate

We pack all shipments by hand. 

We have many years of experience shipping live succulents and cactus plants. We pay close attention to packing and have developed an expert shipping method. All succulents are packed and protected with polypropylene cotton (this is a stuffing used for dolls). We find this is the most effective material for protecting live plants while in transit. It is important to us that you are able to Keep going and Keep growing without any stress about the quality of the product or packaging.

Shipping Speed

In general, it takes 3 to 10 days for plants to arrive after you place your order. All orders will be shipped out 48 hours after you place them. We ship the orders on work days(from Monday to Saturday) and all year round. In normal conditions, it will take 3-10 days for you to receive the package. Estimated shipping times are offered as needed.

HOLIDAYS: During weeks in which a holiday occurs - Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, etc. - shipping may be delayed until the following week.

EXTREME WEATHER NOTICE: The Next Gardener reserves the right to hold shipments during storms or periods of extreme heat or cold. This is to ensure your plant does not suffer while it is in transit.

Winter shipping

We insist on shipping succulents to our customers all year round. However due to the extreme winter weather, although we pack succulents with as much protective material as possible, plants are still at increased risk of frost on their way to colder areas. We highly recommend adding one 72-hour heat pack to your order or you can request a hold on the package until it warms up.

Please note that The Next Gardener is not responsible for packages that suffer cold damage without a heat pack. We cannot control the weather. Order at your own risk.

Hawaii, Alaska, and Other US Territories

Fortunately, shipping is available to Alaska, Guam, and other U.S. Territories. However, due to numerous factors beyond our control, including customs checks and shipping delays, free shipping to Hawaii and Puerto Rico is not an option. And we can not provide the 14-day quality guarantee for orders going to Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The buyer will assume all risk of damage when a delivery is delayed. We appreciate your understanding.

Sorry. No International Shipping for now!!!


Customer Reviews

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Beautiful Plant and Excellent Customer Service

I received this plant it and it is actually prettier than I expected. This seems like a larger and softer version of the little Pussy Ears that I love. Just so lovable. I also want to mention that the Customer Service is always stellar. If I have ever had a problem they help me solve it with no fuss. I love The Next Gardener.