Rhoeo Spathacea  - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
Rhoeo Spathacea  - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
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Rhoeo Spathacea 


Scientific nameTradescantia spathacea

Common name: Moses in the Cradle, Oysterplant, Boatlily, Moses in a boat

Origin: Southern Mexico and Central America

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 Rhoeo Spathacea 

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Rhoeo Spathacea (Tricolor Variegated) is a perennial evergreen succulent three-toned perennial evergreen succulent with pink-, green-, and cream-colored leaves.

This herb Tradescantia plant (Moses in the Cradle) has underground rhizomes and a clumping rosette shape. Known as a ground cover herbaceous perennial houseplant, it’s cultivated in the woodland understory, rocks, gardens, and yards.

Tradescantia is a member of the monotypic section rhoeo, one of the genus Tradescantia’s twelve sections. This tropical sculptural herbaceous perennial plant belongs to the Commelinaceae family.

Rhoeo plant is a succulent plant. Bedding, rock gardens, and tropical effects are commercially growing. It is an introduced species. It’s an environmental weed in the global weed compendium.

Due to its Green, pink, and cream-striped leaves with purple bottom, the Tricolor oyster plant.

It’s otherwise called ‘Boat lily.

Acclaimed for unique flowers and attractive foliage.


  • Once a week, water the rhoeo plant. Slowly and deeply water down to the roots. Maintaining a constant level watering plan during the first growing season is very crucial to creating a strong, healthy root system.
  • The oyster plant thrives in a moist environment. Mist often, lay a pebble tray nearby, or use a humidifier. When the top half of the soil is dry, water your oyster plant. Until you observe water flowing out of the drainage hole, water completely.
  • To avoid root rot, make sure to drain any extra water from the saucer.
  • Extensively grown in tropical climates. This is a low plant that enjoys indirect light. Its native is Belize, Guatemala, and southern Mexico (Chiapas, Tabasco, and the Yucatán Peninsula).
  • Easy to handle with little care.
  • To recognize this plant from other bromeliads, look for the purple bottom of the leaf and the flowers.
  • This plant blooms throughout the year.
  • Propagated through easily stem cuttings, division, or seed.


  • Use of attractive items.
  • It is an Ornamental plant.
  • It can help to purify the air.
  • To add fresh oxygen to your environment.
  • A pair of boat-shaped bracts surrounded by white axillary flowers.


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