Specie: T. fluminensis ( syn, T. albiflora)
Wandering Jew, River Spiderwort, Small-Leaf Spiderwort, Inch Plant, Wandering Trad and Wandering Willie.
Name in Latin: Commelinaceae
Name in English: Day flower or Spiderwort Family
Origin: South America
Growth Habit: Spreading (creeping) , perennial. herbaceous
Flower: small clusters of white flowers with 3 petals, terminal
Blooming Period: summer
Leaf: ovate, dark green, shiny, smooth slightly fleshy, pointed tips
garden or houseplant, ground cover
Care and Handling
Soil: general potting soil
Amount of water: Keep soil evenly moist, drier in winter
Nutrition: Feed every 2 weeks spring thru fall with 10-10-10 diluted by 1/2
Special handling: Average room temperature. Bright to Moderate light. Outdoors prefers damp and shade.
Considered an invasive species. Toxic to cattle and dogs. Noxious weed in Australia