TRADESCANTIA ohiensis (Ohio Spiderwort)

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Bluejacket or Ohio spiderwort has purple-tinged erect stems with up to eight nodes bearing grass-like leaves. The stems are topped with showy clusters of blue three-petaled flowers. Flowers are more likely to bloom in the morning. The flowers shrivel to a fluid jelly when touched in the heat of the...
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Bluejacket or Ohio spiderwort has purple-tinged erect stems with up to eight nodes bearing grass-like leaves. The stems are topped with showy clusters of blue three-petaled flowers. Flowers are more likely to bloom in the morning.

The flowers shrivel to a fluid jelly when touched in the heat of the day. Easily cultivated in full sun to part shade in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 3,750 69
1OZ 7,500 138
1/4LB 30,000 550
1/2LB 60,000 1,100
1LB 120,000 2,200
5LB 600,000 11,000

Scientific Name: Tradescantia Ohiensis

Common Name: Ohio Spiderwort

Plant Type: Perennials

Family: Tradescantia-Spiderworts

Zone: 4 to 9

Native Range: Eastern and Central North America

Full Growth Height: 24-36 "

Width in Across: 12-36 "

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Blooming Season: Spring(Late), Summer (Early, Mid)

Flower: Showy, 3-Petaled Flowers

Pollinators: Butterflies

Flower Color: Blue

Tolerate: Drought, Deer

Water Requirement: Dry, Medium

Maintenance: Low

Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Clay, Well-Drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Uses: Woodland Gardens, Beds and Borders, Prairies and Meadows, Naturalized Areas

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