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Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Tradescantia virginiana

Spider lily

Shorter stature and deep, green foliage make this distinguishable from the Ohio spiderwort. Prefers a rich, loamy soil, but will tolerate some sand and gravel in the mix. Will be successful in full sun when given adequate moisture. 


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Purple

Tradescantia virginiana Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

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