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Tradescantia Zebrina (Hanging Basket) - Plant

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Original price ₹ 473
Original price ₹ 473
Original price ₹ 473
Current price ₹ 189
₹ 189
Current price ₹ 189
  • Delivery charges: ₹79 for entire order
  • Delivery time: 2-4 days
  • Delivery limited to Pune/PCMC

Synonyms: Tradescantia , Tradescantia Zebrina

Product Highlights:

  • Choose your favorite Tradescantia in a hanging basket
  • Charming, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the late morning
  • Drought-resistant and easy to care for
  • Perfect for adding vibrant beauty to your outdoor space


Tradescantia zebrina plant is colorful houseplants with small purple, patterned leaves that, as the name suggests, grow horizontally. Its ability to thrive in dry conditions and its stunning appearance make it a popular choice for gardens and hanging baskets.

Grow Instructions:

Growing Tradescantia is a simple and rewarding experience:

  • Plant in well-drained soil and provide full sunlight
  • Water sparingly, as Tradescantia is drought-resistant and prefers dry conditions
  • Space plants apart to allow for proper air circulation
  • Trim spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming

Care Instructions:

Caring for Tradescantia is easy and requires minimal effort:

  • Avoid overwatering to prevent root rot; let the soil dry between waterings
  • Apply a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season
  • Pinch back leggy growth to maintain a compact and bushy shape
  • Enjoy its vibrant blooms throughout the summer


Tradescantia serves various purposes:

  • Ornamental: Ideal for hanging baskets, containers, and garden borders
  • Ground Cover: Forms a colorful and drought-resistant ground cover

Fun Facts

Portulaca: The Clockwork Marvel

Introducing the Portulaca, a clockwork marvel that blooms at 9 o'clock daily! It's like having a floral timepiece, reminding you to cherish each moment in vibrant color.

Portulaca: Hanging Basket of Joy

Elevate your space with a Portulaca hanging basket in any color. It's not just a plant; it's a bundle of joy that adds a cascade of beauty and cheer to your environment.

Portulaca: Thriving in Sunlight Splendor

When the sun shines, Portulaca thrives. It's the sun's best friend, laughing at drought and gifting you a continuous display of colorful petals, a living sunshine!

Portulaca: Daily Floral Delight

As the clock strikes 9, Portulaca unveils its daily floral delight. It's like a garden party in your hanging basket, a reminder that life is meant to be celebrated!

Portulaca: Effortless Beauty

No green thumb needed! Portulaca in a hanging basket is the epitome of low-maintenance elegance. Hang it, water it occasionally, and let it effortlessly grace your space with its vibrant charm.


Q: How do I care for my Portulaca, 9 O'Clock (Any Color, Hanging Basket) - Plant?

A: To ensure your Portulaca thrives, place it in a location that receives full sunlight, ideally 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot. Ensure proper drainage in the hanging basket to avoid overwatering.

Q: Can I keep my Portulaca indoors?

A: Portulacas are primarily outdoor plants, as they require direct sunlight to flourish. However, you can place the hanging basket on a sunny balcony or patio for optimal growth.

Q: How often should I fertilize my Portulaca?

A: Fertilize your Portulaca every 3-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Avoid over-fertilization, which can lead to excessive foliage growth and fewer flowers.

Q: Can I propagate my Portulaca from a hanging basket?

A: Yes, Portulacas can be propagated from stem cuttings. Take a cutting, allow it to callus for a day or two, and then plant it in well-draining soil. Water sparingly until roots develop.

Q: What is the ideal temperature range for Portulacas in India?

A: Portulacas thrive in warm temperatures, ideally between 70°F to 100°F (21°C to 37°C). Make sure the hanging basket provides the necessary warmth for optimal growth.

Q: How can I prevent pests on my Portulaca in a hanging basket?

A: Regularly inspect your Portulaca for common pests such as aphids and mealybugs. If an infestation occurs, use neem oil or insecticidal soap to address the issue promptly.

Q: Do Portulacas in hanging baskets bloom year-round in India?

A: Portulacas are known for their vibrant and long-lasting blooms. In India, they typically bloom from late spring to early fall, with each flower lasting for a day.

Q: Is pruning necessary for Portulacas in hanging baskets?

A: While not mandatory, pruning can help maintain a more compact and bushy plant. Pinching back the stems and removing spent flowers can encourage new growth and extend the blooming period.

Q: Can I grow Portulacas in hanging baskets indoors?

A: While Portulacas are primarily outdoor plants, you can place the hanging basket on a sunny windowsill or in a bright indoor area. However, they thrive best when exposed to direct sunlight outdoors.

Q: How do I revive a wilting Portulaca in a hanging basket?

A: If your Portulaca is wilting, it may be due to overwatering or insufficient sunlight. Ensure proper drainage in the hanging basket, and allow the soil to dry out before watering again. Placing the hanging basket in direct sunlight can aid in its recovery.

Q: Can I use hanging baskets for xeriscaping with Portulacas in India?

A: While hanging baskets are not the typical choice for xeriscaping, you can still conserve water by ensuring proper watering practices. Portulacas are naturally drought-tolerant, making them a suitable option for water-conscious gardeners.

Q: Can I place my Portulaca hanging basket near an air conditioner or heater?

A: It's best to avoid placing your Portulaca hanging basket near direct drafts from air conditioners or heaters. Portulacas prefer stable temperature and humidity levels, so protect them from extreme temperature fluctuations for optimal growth.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Maria Colaco
Great for Plant Enthusiasts

As a plant enthusiast, I am thrilled with this purchase. The plant arrived healthy and has become the star of my growing collection.

Rajiv Khan
Great Conversation Piece

This plant is not just a plant; it's a conversation piece. Guests always ask about it, and it adds an interesting element to my home decor.

raghu kandru
Perfectly Positioned

I strategically placed this plant near a window, and it thrives with the natural sunlight. The positioning makes all the difference.

Twinkle Mathur
Perfect Dorm Decor

Brought this plant to college, and it has become the perfect decor for my dorm room. Low maintenance and adds a bit of nature to the space.

Uzma Naaz
Grows with Personality

Watch as this plant grows with personality. Each new leaf adds character, making it a delightful journey to witness its development over time.