- 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
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Color:A mix of white with blue centers, red-purple, china blue, white and purple-violet. Random mix of colors.
- Size:#1 Bareroot
- Blooms:Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
- Zone:3 – 9
- Form:Perennial, spiderwort.
- Flower Form:Flower form, 3 equal obovate petals. One inch blossoms.
- Soil Requirements:Dry Soil
- 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.
- Foliage:Dense clumps of erect, rather fleshly stems with linear to lanceolate parrell-viened leaves to 1 foot long in leaflike bracts.
- 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.
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. Zones 3-9.