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Tradescantia Blue & Gold Plugs (6 Pack)

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Full Description

Tradescantia Blue & Gold Plugs (6 Pack)

Introducing the unique Spiderwort is a low-maintenance, easy-to-grow, hardy perennial with vibrant golden-yellow, grassy leaves and vivid, violet-blue flowers.

Useful for brightening up dark corners in the garden, and for adding zingy, colourful tones to the border, Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’ is a vigorous perennial that's happy in light shade so makes an invaluable addition to those harder-to-plant areas.

The golden leaves appear in spring after winter dormancy (plants are fully hardy to -15°C) followed by the delightful gentian-coloured, three petalled blooms in summer which give rise the spiderwort's other name of the 'Trinity Flower'.

Also known as 'Sweet Kate', it's great in a border among dark plants to provide a stunning contrast, and also compact enough that it can be grown in a pot, so you can grow this unusual plant without a garden - use it to brighten shaded areas of your patio, decking or balcony.

With a long blooming period, the flowers last only a day or so, but continue in succession from June to September, and attract butterflies too, which makes Tradescantia the perfect plant for using in a wildlife garden.

Specifications

  • Ideal For: Bed/Borders/Containers/Cottage Garden Style/Shady Areas
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Position: Partial Shade in moist, well-draining soil
  • Height/Spread: 60cm x 60cm
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy
  • Supplied as: A collection of 6 plug plants ready to pot up and grow on.

Aftercare Advice for Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’ Trinity Flower:

  • Keep plants regularly watered.
  • Remove faded flowers to prolong blooming.

Pruning Advice for Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold:

  • Plants respond well to pruning back to around 20cm if they get over-tall.
  • To finish the season, one final chop to the ground in autumn will encourage new growth the following year.

Contents

  • 6 x Plugs

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