Common Spiderwort

Common Spiderwort
Common Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis)

Description: Spiderwort flowers are royal blue, sometimes white. They grow well in all kinds of environments, from dry to wet prairies. Their flowers last for a single day, contracting in the afternoon into a sticky mass that will drip if touched.

Planting: Sow unstratified seed in the fall, stratified seed in the spring. One-year old transplants can be planted in either the fall or the spring.


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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