|Sillamontana, also known as White Velvet, is a trailing perennial with erect, later spreading, silky-hairy stems, ovate, fleshy, silky-hairy, gray green leaves. Produces magenta-pink flowers on paired or terminal cymes. In general, Tradescantias are tufted clumping perennials with erect, branching stems and lance-shaped, narrow, green leaves tinged with purple. Blooms are blue, purple, rose-pink or white, with three triangular petals each. Be sure to cut the foliage back in the autumn. Does well even in wet soils and filtered light.