General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 16 inches
Plant Spread: minimal
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Pink
White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Spiderwort
  • Golden Spiderwort
  • Virginia Spiderwort
  • Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group)
Also sold as:
  • Blue and Gold

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2020-06-04
Location: In my garden
Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-06-05

Date: 2018-07-04
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-09-18
Location: my front yard
Date: 2010-05-10
Location: Pacific Northwest
Date: 2009-05-27
Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-06-05
Photo by sedumzz
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-09-13
Location: Concord, NC Zone 7
Date: 2015-09-01
I love this plant!  It blooms all summer and glows in sunlight.
Photo by Skiekitty
Location: My house
Date: June 22.2023
Ohio Spiderwort ‘Tradescantia Ohiensis'

Date: 2012-06-02

Date: 2021-09-04

Date: 2021-09-04
Location: Concord, NC
Date: 2015-05-30
One of my favorite plants.  Blooms consistently and offers a pop
Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-06-05
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: w June 2016
Kate adds some color to the backyard on 2 June 2016.
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-09-16
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: July 2008
Photo by pinkiris

photo by: David J. Stang

photo by: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2016-04-09
Zone 9b.
Location: Concord, NC zone 7
Date: 2016-04-11
I absolutely love this plant!  It lights up a dark corner and glo

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-05-16
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-04-29
Zone 9b
Location: Hidden Hills CA
Date: 2013-04-21
Location: Hidden Hills CA
Date: 2013-03-24

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Denver Metro, CO
Date: 2012-04-02
2nd year plant, been out of ground now for about 2 weeks.

Date: 2011-05-04

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-05-05

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Photo by pinkiris

Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-06-27
This is about 3-4 years old in my garden and we love it.
Location: Hidden Hills CA
Date: 2013-04-21
Location: Hidden Hills CA
Date: 2013-04-21
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 2012-03-25
First bloom of the year
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