Tradescantia ohioensis
(Ohio spiderwort)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
can self-seed and become aggressive


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounded to slightly arching

Foliage

blue-green, arching grass-like leaves; can sprawl by late summer;medium texture

Flowers

open clusters with three rounded petals and three sepals, blue to rose; each lasts one day; May-July

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