Tradescantia ohiensis (Common Spiderwort)
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Tradescantia ohiensis

Common Spiderwort

Blue-green foliage and bright blue flowers that open in the morning and close by noon. Prefers moist soils. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic bees.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May,June,July
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Tradescantia ohiensis

Attributes

Green Roof Semi Intensive

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Mound

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

May
June
July

Flower Color

Blue

Flower Hue

Dark

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Prune Time

After Blooming

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast