Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Tradescantia x andersoniana Sweet Kate (Spiderwort)

This herbaceous perennial features small, trilobal, violet blue flowers with yellow stamens in the centre on stems sprouting up among bright chartreuse grass-like leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture