Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort Seed & Plant
(trad-es-KANT-ee-uh  oh-HIGH-en-sis)
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Tradescantia ohiensis picture, ohio spiderwort picture Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
Sun to Medium Shade May, June, July Blue 24 - 40 Average to Moist 8 to 18 Inches Perennial

Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio spiderwort flower picture 6-01-08 Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort picture Tradescantia ohiensis ohio spiderwort picture   Flower Picture Tradescantia ohiensis, Ohio Spiderwort or Bluejacket spiderwort   
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort flower picture with Missouri Primrose & Goatsbeard
Tradescantia ohiensis, Ohio Spiderwort and Aruncus dioicus white goatsbeard flower picture Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort flower picture
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort Photo by cj    
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Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort potted plants are available $4 each plus UPS shipping
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Tradescantia ohiensis
Ohio Spiderwort

number of seeds

approximate coverage
in square feet

1 packet -  $2.50 + shipping


33 sq ft

1 ounce - $18.00 


495 sq ft

1 pound -----------


7900 sq ft

Seed shipping chart at bottom of page
Tradescantia ohiensis, Ohio Spiderwort or Bluejacket spiderwort has smooth, bluish to silver stems and  leaves topped with spidery clusters of bright blue flowers. It grows best in light to moderate shade for dark green foliage or in full sun for more flowers.  When cut back to the ground after blooming it will have renewed growth and bloom a second time in the autumn.  It is beautiful when grown on a open wooded hillside with Wild Geraniums or a open meadow with Penstemon (Foxglove Beardtongue), and Monarda (Wild Bergamot).  Ohio spiderwort can be planted in a prairie meadow with Big Bluestem grass, Liatris (blazing Star), Echinacea (Coneflower), Ratibida (Prairie coneflower), Monarda (Bergamot, and other prairie wildflowers and grasses.  Ohio Spiderwort may grow aggressively in rich soil.  Seeds germinate in a few weeks without pretreatment.  Plant Synonyms for Tradescantia ohiensis are Tradescantia canaliculata, Tradescantia foliosa, Tradescantia incarnata, Tradescantia ohiensis Raf. var. foliosa,  Tradescantia reflexa

Tradescantia ohiensis is a native wildflower occurring naturally  in open woods, prairies, and savannas from Massachusetts to Minnesota and Nebraska, south to Florida and Texas.  Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

The map below shows areas where native Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort wildflower plants grow wild, it is hardy over a much wider area if planted.  Plant in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.

Tradescantia ohiensis
Ohio Spiderwort


New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York

North Carolina
Rhode Island
South Carolina
West Virginia

State Distributional Map for Tradescantia ohiensis wild flower seed

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The minimum seed order amount is $10, this can be a combination of different seeds.

subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =    $3.00 shipping
$20.01 - $50.00    =    $4.00 shipping
$50.01-$100.00    =    $5.00 shipping

over $100.00    =    5 % of subtotal

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Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort Plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.