A cousin of the tradescantia, the Calissa Elegans, displays similar striped foliage with a velvety feel. These vining plants have attractive contrasting leaves, deep green with white/silvery stripes. The Elegans look lovely on a shelf or placed into a hanging planter.
- Does best in medium-bright indirect light
- Can tolerate short periods of low light
- Prune regularly to maintain desired fullness
- In the colder months, water when the first few inches of soil is dry. In the warmer months, keep evenly moist soil but not soggy.