|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
|Plant Height:||12 - 24 inches|
|Plant Spread:||12 - 18 inches|
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
Late spring or early summer
|Propagation: Seeds:||Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Seeds are hydrophilic
Other info: This plant self seeds.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Miscellaneous:||Tolerates poor soil
|Posted by GoatDriver (Southeast US - Zone 7b) on Nov 13, 2016 12:57 PM
Tradescantia sp. - The leaves and stem are edible: leaves used in a salad, the stems steamed or cooked.
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|Chillybean||On June 24, 2015||Transplanted
My third variety of Cow Slobber (my favorite common name for this plant... how about Snotweed? ) I planted the plugs on this date in our prairie-to-be and the leaves are still growing a little. I do not expect them to bloom this year.
|variegatagal||On April 4, 2021||Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)|
|variegatagal||On October 9, 2020||Obtained plant
Painted Flower Farm
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