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Tradescantia bracteata - Prairie Spiderwort - Fresh Seeds
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Tradescantia bracteata - Prairie Spiderwort - Fresh Seeds

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Tradescantia bracteata - Prairie Spiderwort - Fresh Seeds

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Tradescantia bracteata - Prairie Spiderwort

This is a listing for a pack of 50 seeds.

Prairie spiderwort is a compact, clump-forming herbaceous perennial which typically grows 30 cm tall. Rose/purple, three-petaled flowers with contrasting yellow stamens open up, a few at a time, each for only one day, from terminal clusters containing numerous flower buds. Flowers bloom in succession from late May into early July. Arching, iris-like, dark green leaves up to 30cm long and 2cm wide are folded lengthwise forming a groove. Native to the US mid-west, it is found in sunny locations on prairies, meadows, fields, roadsides and railroad right-of-ways. When the stems of spiderworts are cut, a viscous stem secretion is released which becomes threadlike and silky upon hardening (like a spider's web), hence the common name.

Hardy in Zones 4 - 9, this is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions except where it is not well drained.  It will spread and self seed where happy and may give a second later flush of flowers if it is cut back after the first flowering to encourage new growth.

Full instructions can be downloaded from my website, details of which are on my 'Me' page


 
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Variety Spiderwort
Type Seeds
Condition New
Sub-Type Perennials

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