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Tradescantia x 'Bilberry Ice'

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More About Tradescantia x 'Bilberry Ice'

  • Cultivar from the x andersoniana group
  • Compact, upright, tufted, clump forming perennial
  • Three-petalled, it forms a triangular-shaped flower with hairy stamens
  • White blooms have lavender centres and purple stamens
  • Narrow, lance-shaped, blue-green foliage
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

White
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Spiderwort Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prune back to the ground after flowering to encourage fresh, new growth and a possible rebloom. Plant in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade. This perennial tolerates both full sun and full shade. Consistent moisture is a must in full sun to prevent leaf scorch, whereas fewer flowers may develop in dense shade. 


Tradescantia x 'Bilberry Ice' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge