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Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Spiderwort
Tradescantia ohiensis

Flowers of Spiderwort
Flowers of Spiderwort

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
April - July
 

Features

Violet purple flowers with three petals.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in meadows and along the edges of woods. Plants may become unkempt in summer and can be cut back.