Ohio Spiderwort

Ohio Spiderwort

Latin Name: Tradescantia ohioensis

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Loam / Clay

Size: 2-3 feet

Color: Blue

Bloom Time: June / July / August

Description: This spiderwort prefers dry soils, but it is also found in moister conditions. The flowers bloom on 3 foot stems with 1inch wide, tri-petaled blue-purple flowers. The flowers have yellow-tipped stamen. Each flower opens in the morning and lasts for one day. Combine with Penstemon digitalis. It attracts hummingbirds.