Tradescantia Concord Grape
Common Name: Spiderwort
Clumps of grassy blue-green foliage with concord-grape-colored flowers contrast nicely.
Flowers from late spring and mid-summer. Cut back foliage after flowering to encourage re-blooming.
It gets its common name from a secretion that is released when cut, becomes threadlike and silky upon hardening similar to a spider's web.
Use in beds and borders. Attracts butterflies. The perfect addition to the shade garden.
Exposure: Part sun
Photos credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.