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Ohio spiderwort makes a great addition to the border or naturalized garden.

Ohio spiderwort makes a great addition to the border or naturalized garden. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Tradescantia ohiensis

Ohio spiderwort

This species has clusters of blue-purple flowers over bluish-green grass-like foliage. Each flower opens up only for one day.

A great addition to the border or naturalized garden, this one tolerates drought. Grows best in moist to wet soils in part shade to full sun. 


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Bloom Color:

Blue, Purple

Tradescantia ohiensis Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Sun

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Flowering Months

  • June
  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Blue-Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=TROH