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Scientific name: Tradescantia virginiana       trade-scan-tee-a   vir-gin-e-a-na

Common name:  Spiderwort

Design Characteristics

Height  18-36"
Spread  18-24"
Form  upright mound
Texture  medium
Flower color  blue
 purple
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  July-September

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun - part shade
Soil
requirement
 average
Propagation
method
 divide in spring or fall
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  mid border
 in combo with other grasses and grass-like plants
Comments  for best bloom grow in full sun