Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort (Tradescantia ‘Radtrad’)

Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort

  • Unique 3-Petaled Amethyst Blooms
  • Long Grass-Like Bright-Green Foliage
  • Forms Large Clumps
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance
  • Very Long Bloom Period!
  • Full Sun to Full Shade!

Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort (Tradescantia ‘Radtrad’) is a unique and adaptable native selection that produces large clusters of amethyst blooms! Each with 3 petals in amethyst, with bright yellow stamen highlighting each center!

Clusters of cheery blooms rise above thin foliage of bright green! Forming clumps, these tolerant beauties thrive about anywhere!

Longest blooming of all Spiderwort, Amethyst Kiss starts early summer through falls frost!

How to Use Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort In The Landscape

Clump-forming ‘spidery’ foliage is perfect as border plants and vibrant additions to Perennial and Cottage gardens!

Tolerating occasional wet soil, that tricky spot by the gutters or a Rain garden are both fitting locations for these moisture-loving perennials!

Fantastic in containers, these unique blooms add whimsy and curiosity plus loads of pollinators!

Tips For Care

Growing in USDA zones 3-9, Amethyst Kiss tolerates a wide amount of sunlight, full sun plants in cooler climates, and full shade in hot zones and grow in any amount of sun in between.

Best in organically rich, fertile soil that is consistently moist but well-drained and even tolerant of slightly acidic soils.

Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort is a fantastic long-blooming addition to your garden this year!

Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort (Tradescantia ‘Radtrad’) Details

Common name Amethyst Kiss Spiderwort
Botanical name Tradescantia 'Radtrad'
Plant type Perennial
Hardiness zone 3-9
Growth rate Medium
Height 12 - 18 inches
Width 12 - 18 inches
Sunlight Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Autumn
Flower color Purple, Blue