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Tradescantia X andersoniana (Virginia Spiderwort)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 507209



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Tradescantia
Species: Tradescantia X andersoniana
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
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Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Light
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Butterfly Garden
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  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • White
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Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
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Netty (12946)
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  Edlou8181 (1) wrote on May 28 2011
Rating for this plant:
Kind of a neat flower.
Mine bloom opens then closes no matter what I do.
But I like the plant!!!

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