Ohio spiderwort, bluejacket
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft Width: 1.5-2.5 ft
Flower Color: pink,blue,purple
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Adaptable to the casual or wildflower garden. Can be used as groundcover or border plant. Naturalizes.
Considerations: Can spread overly quickly.
Propagation: Seed or division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts pollinators, especially bees.
Native Habitats: Open sites, deciduous woods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Ethnobotany: Named after John Tradescant (1608-1662) who served as gardener to King Charles I of England.