How to grow Spiderwort

Spiderwort growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Wandering jew plant, Spiderwort perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial and hardiness zone 3+ as annual plant.

Spiderwort leaves

Leaves color can be: green, yellow, white, red, purple or more than one color, leaf can hairy and shape can be elliptic or linear with pointed top.

Flower color can be: purple, pink, blue or white, the flower has three petals.

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How to grow Spiderwort growing and care:

Mulch, space to grow widely

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

When is the best time to plant a Spiderwort:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

When is the best time to prune a Spiderwort?
All year

How to prune:
Better to control the plant because its aggressive

Size of the plant:
30-50 cm, 12-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Flower with 3 petals in the colors purple, pink, blue or white

Scientific name:


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Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

Hardiness zone