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Spiderwort Mix

Three Seasons of Color


Easy to grow, three-petaled flowers in clusters atop sword-shaped leaves. Outstanding mix of white with blue centers, red-purple, china blue, white and purple violet. 2-ft. plants require very little attention and bloom continuously all summer long into fall. Bareroot. Zones 3-9.
  • Zone 3 - 9 (-30° F.).
  • Height 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Tradescantia virginiana
  • Height: 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 feet apart.
  • Depth: Plant with the crown of the plant about 1 inch below the soil surface. Do not plant in the foreground. Requires some shading in hot, dry climates.
  • Spread: 3 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: A mix of white with blue centers, red-purple, china blue, white and purple-violet. Random mix of colors.
  • Foliage: Dense clumps of erect, rather fleshly stems with linear to lanceolate parrell-viened leaves to 1 foot long in leaflike bracts.
  • Blooms: Blooms all summer long!
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial.
  • Flower Form: Flower form, 3 equal obovate petals. One inch blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Thrives in poor soil. Requires some shading in hot, dry climates.
  • Growth Rate: Vigorous growth. Can be cut back severly for new growth and heavier blooms.
  • Pruning: Removing spent flowers will encourage reblooming. Cut to ground in late Fall or early Spring.
  • Comments: Outstanding mix of white, blue, purple, pink and violet 3 petaled flowers in clusters atop sword-shaped leaves. Plants require very little attention and bloom continuously all Summer long into Fall.

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