Long-bract spiderwort (Tradescantia bracteata) in the Tradescantias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies

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Location: Pipestone National MonumentDate: 2013-07-04
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MrsBinWY On March 9, 2019 Seeds sown
16 seeds from Prairie Moon in milk jug, C(120) - because it's so late in the winter, tried soaking overnight w/H2O2 before sowing and putting outside
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Found growing in a patch of woods in Duluth MN. What is it? by GracieAllen Aug 25, 2018 4:43 PM 4

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