|Aurea has yellow-striped leaves. Part of the species family Fluminensis, also known as Wandering Jew, which is a trailing perennial with thick, pointed ovate to oblong, light green leaves, stained purple underneath. Produces white flowers in paired, terminal or axillary 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.