1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

Ohio spiderwort, bluejacket

Tradescantia ohiensis/Tradescantia hybrid

Grassy blue-green foliage is covered with true blue blooms from May through July. Grows very well in part shade although plants may flower less profusely blooms may be less. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U.S.

‘Sweet Kate’ is a compact, clump-forming, hybrid spiderwort with bright yellow foliage. It typically grows to 12” tall with three-petaled, purplish-blue flowers from May into summer. Arching, iris-like, bright yellow foliage contrasts beautifully with other plants.

The Xerces Society has lists Ohio Spiderwort as ‘Special Value to Native Bees’ for attracting a large number of native bees, including bumblebees.