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Callisia graminea is often confused with:
Tradescantia Tradescantia spp.
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Monarda didyma plant with Lantana camara 'Miss Huff' in summer in Moore County
Stokesia laevis Stokesia laevis
Phlox subulata Phlox subulata

Grassleaf Roseling Callisia graminea

Previously known as:

  • Cuthbertia graminea
  • Tradescantia rosea var. graminea
Description

A NC native wildflower, grassleaf roseling is in the spiderwort family.  It is often found on the coast in longleaf pine woodlands.

Cultivars / Varieties:
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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#red#pink#purple flowers#pink flowers#red flowers#coastal#sandy soil#native garden#woodland#native wildflower
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Callisia
    Species:
    graminea
    Family:
    Commelinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    SE. U.S.A.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Wildflower
    Habit/Form:
    Ascending
    Erect
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Occasionally Dry
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Red or pink blooms from May-July and sometimes into fall with flowers that are showy despite their diminutive size.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Veined simple linear leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden