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Tradescantia ohiensis

Ohio Spiderwort

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Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio Spiderwort)

Grass-like, dark blue-green leaves grow in clumps and can be invasive in ideal growing conditions as it self seeds. From late May to early July, clusters of blue, one-inch flowers appear on graceful stems. A lovely addition to the woodland garden.

Additional Information:


Height
18-30 Inches

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Spread
18-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Blue


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Bee Balm (Monarda bradburiana), Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip (Zizia aptera), Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU+

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Moderate

Sun Exposure

Full Sun
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map