What type of plant is this?

Asked January 3, 2016, 5:52 PM EST

Hello! So my mom gave a cutting of this plant and I have no clue what it is! Help please? It started out more purple but as it blooms it gets more green to it.

Queens County New York plant identification indoor plants horticulture

3 Responses

I believe your plant is looks like a Setcreasea , or tradescantia is another name for this plant, commonly called wandering Jew. It looks like it isn't getting much light, which would cause the leaves to be more purple.

Thank you Julie! It's currently in a window and getting plenty of sunlight. Much appreciated :)

Setcreasea pallida 'Pale Puma' is the full name. It is a less common variety of this plant, most get more purple. My learning continues, thanks for letting me know!