Prairie Spiderwort

Prairie Spiderwort

Perennial plant growing up to 1.5 feet tall. Grows in full sun and dry to medium soils. Species has a fibrous root system and spreads by rhizomes. The showy purple flowers attract a variety of bees. A second bloom period can sometimes be encouraged by clipping the foliage back after the first flowering period. Blooms from May to July.


Species: Tradescantia bracteata

Dayflower family: Commelinaceae

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