Tradescantia 'Blue Denim' Tradescantia 'Blue Denim'

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Tradescantia 'Blue Denim'

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  • Clumping Habit,
  • Extended Bloom Time,
  • Flowers are Self-Cleaning,
Common Name:Spiderwort
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:2 - 3 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Flower Color:Blue Shades

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(Spiderwort) Tradescantia 'Blue Denim' is a long-blooming selection of spiderwort with true blue flowers the color of its namesake. Each 1-2 inch wide, 3-petaled flower only lasts for one day, but the plants have lots of buds, extending the bloom time up to eight weeks. The flowers are self-cleaning, so deadheading is not necessary. The clean grey-green foliage looks great all summer long, unlike many other varieties, which need to be cut back by early summer. The 'Blue Denim' variety of Tradescantia has a nice clumping habit that usually does not need to be staked.
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Tradescantia 'Blue Denim'

Common Name Spiderwort
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Flower Color Blue Shades
Attributes Deciduous, Native
Design Use Border, Container, Massing
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer, Summer
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