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Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’


Spiderwort

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.520.460


Also known by the name ‘Sweet Kate'. This remarkable selection has bright chartreuse-yellow grassy foliage, forming a compact mound and studded with a long display of rich gentian-blue triangular flowers. Flowering will continue all summer if old blooms are removed. Loves a rich, moist soil. If the plants collapses in summer, just prune back to 2 inches to rejuvenate. Spiderworts appreciate a moist, rich soil, and will even tolerate wet sites beside a stream or pond. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Attractive to butterflies.

Further details for
Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Chartreuse
  Yellow
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-55 cm
   18-21 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’


Spiderwort

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.520.460


Also known by the name ‘Sweet Kate'. This remarkable selection has bright chartreuse-yellow grassy foliage, forming a compact mound and studded with a long display of rich gentian-blue triangular flowers. Flowering will continue all summer if old blooms are removed. Loves a rich, moist soil. If the plants collapses in summer, just prune back to 2 inches to rejuvenate. Spiderworts appreciate a moist, rich soil, and will even tolerate wet sites beside a stream or pond. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Attractive to butterflies.

Further details for
Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Chartreuse
  Yellow
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-55 cm
   18-21 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium