Synonym: Zebrina pendula, Tradescantia pendula
The Zebrina is a relatively common house plant. It is not as robust as the similar looking Tradescantia fluminensis. It grows outside in summer in Phoenix if you have a shaded, humid location in the garden. I am not sure about its winter performances. I guess that I will find out soon (written in November 99).
The species name "pendula" means "hanging".
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