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Tradescantia occidentalis (Prairie Spiderwort)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 39168



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Tradescantia
Species: Tradescantia occidentalis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Evergreen
  • Invasive
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • April
Flowering End edit
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Light
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Sun Exposure edit
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
  • Blue
  • Lavender
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Division
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Additional Short Notes add
  • In the heat of the day the blooms will die but will be replaced by new blooms early the next morning. Too much sun means very few blooms. edit | delete
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