Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Spiderwort

  • Scientific name
    Tradescantia virginiana
  • Height
    8 to 24 inches
  • Bloom period
    May to August
  • Color
    Blue, violet, white
  • Light
    Semi-shade, shade
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Easily grown. Roots easily from the nodes.