Spiderwort

COMMON NAME: spiderwort GENUS: Tradescantia SPECIES, HYBRIDS: T. andersoniana {hybrid of T. bracteata and T. virginiana} FAMILY: Commelinaceae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: perennial DESCRIPTION: The three petals of the spiderwort blossom are gently scalloped and beautifully colored. Hybrids developed from two native North American species have resulted in flowers in shades of blue, pinks, reds, and … Continue reading Spiderwort

Spiderwort

COMMON NAME: spiderwortGENUS: TradescantiaSPECIES, HYBRIDS: T. andersoniana {hybrid of T. bracteata and T. virginiana}FAMILY: CommelinaceaeBLOOMS: summerTYPE: perennialDESCRIPTION: The three petals of the spiderwort blossom are gently scalloped and beautifully colored. Hybrids developed from two native North American species have resulted in flowers in shades of blue, pinks, reds, and white. The foliage is long, narrow, … Continue reading Spiderwort