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'Charlotte's Web' Spiderwort Tradescantia hybrid

  • Hardy Zones
    • 3 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun or Shade
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 16 - 18 Inches
Proven Winners® Perennials
'Charlotte's Web' Spiderwort Tradescantia hybrid
Sun or Shade 16 - 18

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

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