Tradescantia x andersoniana
Tradescantia x andersoniana
Tradescantia x andersoniana
Tradescantia x andersoniana

Tradescantia x andersoniana

Spiderwort

Commelinaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

blue

Flowering time

August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

humus rich, well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

fairly hardy

Plant range

garden hybrid

Tradescantia is a genus in the family Commelinaceae native to the Americas from S-Canada to N-Argentina. A few are grown in gardens around the world, but they are probably a bit too tender for the Icelandic climate.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in February - March.

Seed lightly covered and stored at at least 22°C (72°F) until germination. 

Fairly hardy, but flowering can be sparse. Each flower only lasts one day.

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