Ohio Spiderwort
Tradescantia ohiensis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Bluejacket, Snotweed
Family Commelinaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • indigo
  • lilac
  • white
  • blue
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    5
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Leaf color
  • green