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'Rubra' growth habit.

'J.C. Weguelin' flower close up.

Flower close-up.

Growth habit.

'Rubra' flowers up close.

Andersoniana Group Garden Spiderwort
Tradescantia Andersoniana Group

Commelinaceae

Hybrids of the native T. virginiana, these plants have narrow lanceolate leaves that grow in clumps. Flowers bloom in clusters of 3-petalled flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical

Plant Use: In beds and borders.

Propagation:
division
Light Requirement: part or full shade

Flower Color:
purple
violet
lavender
pink
white
Bloom Period:
early summer
mid-summer
Height: Minimum: 18 inches      Maximum: 24 inches

Width: Minimum: 24 inches     Maximum: 36 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Propagate by division in spring. Cut back old blooms to encourage reblooming and to discourage reseeding because plants may not be true to form.


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