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Tradescantia x andersoniana

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
trad-es-KAN-tee-uh an-der-soh-nee-ah
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

The hardy perennial spiderworts are close relatives of the houseplant, Wandering Jew. Spiderwort's leaves are straplike, 12 to 18" long. The flowers are 3 parted, with spidery hairs on the stamens. Spiderwort blooms for a long period through the summer. Cultivars with white, red, blue and purple flowers are available.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#white#sun#poisonous#partial shade#perennial#violet#pink flowers#summer flowers#spring interest
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#white#sun#poisonous#partial shade#perennial#violet#pink flowers#summer flowers#spring interest
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Tradescantia
    Family:
    Commelinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Poisonous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Unknown
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Leaves