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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'  


eous. Rapid grower in warmer areas. Succulent leaves are rich purple on fleshy stems. Small flowers are pink, lavender or purple. Mexican native. It will grow in the low desert in sun or shade. Frost can take it to the ground.

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