Spiderwort (Tradescantia ernestiana) in the Tradescantias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Seeds are hydrophilic
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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