Dichorisandra is another genus of the Commelinaceae family, which also includes Tradescantia, Zebrina and. Dichorisandra includes about 30 species distributed throughout tropical South America. These have given rise to numerous cultivars. D. reginae is a herbaceous perennial with fleshy and alternate, variegated with broad white stripes running parallel to the margins from base to tip. The inflorescence is upright and composed of blue with free sepals. The have a large fleshy appendage, called an aril.
Conditions for growing are the same as for Tradescantia . Propagation is very easy. The commonest method is by stemwhich can either be inserted directly into or else put in water to .