Botanical Name: Tradescantia pallida
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9
Description: The Purple Queen is a wonderful groundcover with 1 inch high stems that have a tendency to flop. The leaves are oval and pointed with vivid purple shading. Flowers are not showy, but they are a pale to deep purple. The bright colored foliage should be placed carefully or it may create a jarring effect. The Purple Queen can be used as a groundcover or bedding plant in mild climates or as an indoor plant.