"I also have many Ipheions growing here in S. Calif. The foliage is different than the original "unknown" picture submitted. In that photo you can see the cupped tips and even a rolled or curled leaf or two. All my Ipheion have flat leaves…"
"If it is Purple Heart (Tradescantia pallida), and it probably is, it would prefer sun. I grow it in full sun to half-day sun here in southern California. Acclimate it slowly as weather permits. It should get new growth from the base and look…"
"Not snow bound at all. Quite beautiful here, gardening and cleaning up stuff. Lots in bloom too. Quite an unusual and mild winter. Have only scooted my citrus trees into the garage once this year...29 degrees and wouldn't even normally do that…"
"The garden is sleeping. So not much to ask about. Though I will pop over to houseplants (very active since the gardens are sleeping) and let them know they can post here for identification since most house plants come with a generic tag that says…"
"Its been a while since anyone posted anything. Are you all snowbound? Thought this might get someone out and about - even if its twigs and bark........ post a pic of something you came across recently or a long time ago. Is always fun to analyze…"
Thanks Scott, I'm glad you commented. The picture sent was a perfect match. It wouldn't stay on my screen for more then a second, but long enough. It's a very attractive plant and I'm going to grow more of it. It's worth finding a place for.
"Is this the picture you wanted me to see? Your pond is beautiful and is so clear! I am sure the grasses haven't taken over yet.. are they in there? I never asked since the boxes were leaking... Did the grasses survive the trip?"
"William,I know this is a gardening site BUT so glad you shared about your experience ,We are praying for each one in your state and pray for Angels to protect everyone and your homes. God be with you during this stormy season. I love spring but not…"