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Ohio Spiderwort Seeds

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Tradescantia ohioensis is one of the native "Spiderworts" that are perfect for wild gardens. Rose to purple blooms. Perennial
key features
Botanical Name
Tradescantia ohiensis
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
covers 20-30 square feet
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes


The Spiderworts ("wort" means simply stem, leaf or plant) are named for their discoverer, John Tradescant, an early English plant explorer. This one is native from Canada to Florida, and west to Illinois. The unusual ("spider-like) flowers have three petals each, and the whole plant has a rather tropical appearance, with blooms that range from pinkish to deep purple. They tolerate shade and enjoy lots of moisture.