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Common name: Spiderwort
Tradescantia Sweet Kate is best grown in a partly shady site to prevent leaf burn. This one is not a rampant spreader, perhaps due to its lack of chlorophyll. It stays in a tidy clump that slowly expands from year to year. Prefers moist soil, but will tolerate drought once established.
Size: #1 Bare Root
Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
Sunlight: Partial Sun - Partial Shade
Attributes: Attracts Bees
Common Name: Spiderwort 'Blue & Gold', Sweet Kale
A wonderful combination of chartreuse foliage and blue flowers; remains attractive all summer.
Tradescantia forms clumps of narrow grass-like foliage with terminal flower clusters on tall stems. Flowers open gradually over a long period beginning early summer. Tolerates moist soil.
Size: 3.0" Potted Plant
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Attributes: Foliage Interest, Showy Flower, Showy Foliage, Attracts Butterflies, Long Bloom