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'Charlotte's Web' Spiderwort Tradescantia hybrid

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Exposure
  • Sun or Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 28"
Height
16 - 18"
Spread
24 - 28"

This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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  • Details

    Features

    Grass-like, chartreuse to gold leaves are edged with a thin red margin in spring. Small, soft blue flowers open in the morning and close on sunny days. More sun exposure brings out best gold foliage color.

    Foliage Interest
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    16 - 18 Inches
    Spacing: 
    24 - 28 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 28 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Blue
    Flower Shade: 
    Soft blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Chartreuse
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Consistent
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Best in part sun to sun, but will grow in sun to shade. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Cut plants back after flowering to rejuvenate the foliage.

    'Charlotte's Web' Tradescantia hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
  • 1 Review

    • Grows exceptionally well in full sun Colorado garden. Showy, beautiful coloring gives fantastic curb appeal to my front garden.

      LaceyJane
      1 year ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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