Tradescantia andersoniana

Spiderwort

Vigorous perennials grown for their white, pink or blue flowers, each Spiderwort stalk holds many buds which each open only for one day. Flowers bloom all summer. Used as a ground cover, but can be invasive. Good in pots or hanging containers. Shear untidiness to encourage more flowers. Plant in part sun in hot areas and give ample water. Also sold as Tradescantia virginiana, plants are available in spring in containers.
Tradescantia andersoniana, Spiderwort
Its rich purple blooms mix well with other flowers of white, pink, or blue.

Attributes - Tradescantia andersoniana

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Container Plants, Long Blooming.

Related Plants

Tradescantia andersoniana 'Pauline', Tradescantia andersoniana 'Red Cloud', Tradescantia andersoniana 'Snow Cap', Tradescantia virginiana
 
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