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Tradescantia hybrid 'Blushing Bride'

 

Spiderwort 'Blushing Bride'

Tradescantia are scrambling plants, some of which flower in the morning and when the sun is shining. The 'spiderworts' form clumps. The flowers of tradescantia are triangular, with three petals, and are short-lived.This trailing perennial has variegated foliage and pink blooms that change to white from mid Summer to Autumn, and the leaves also turn from variegated to green

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plant Features
  • Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Spiderwort Blushing Bride is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Spiderwort 'Blushing Bride'

Latin name

Tradescantia hybrid 'Blushing Bride'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Commelinaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Spiderwort Blushing Bride is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Spiderwort Blushing Bride likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Spiderwort Blushing Bride is 2.00meters x 0.20meters 2.00 M 0.20 M

Tradescantia hybrid 'Blushing Bride'

Tradescantia are scrambling plants, some of which flower in the morning and when the sun is shining. The 'spiderworts' form clumps. The flowers of tradescantia are triangular, with three petals, and are short-lived.This trailing perennial has variegated foliage and pink blooms that change to white from mid Summer to Autumn, and the leaves also turn from variegated to green


Planting young plants

From Late Autumn TO Mid Spring

Plant out garden species from autumn to spring in any fertile and moist soil in full sunlight. As the plants establish, pinch out regularly to promote bushy growth.

 

Propagation by division.

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

Divide garden plants between late autumn and early spring. Place two hand forks back-to-back near the middle of the plant. Gently push the handles back and forth so that the prongs gradually tease the plant apart. Repeat the process with each portion to divide the plant into more sections, making sure each section has a healthy bud. Discard the old, woody growth from the centre of the plant. Some fibrous-rooted perennials, form a loose crown of many stems and can be simply pulled apart by hand without damaging the plant. You can also take off separate stems growing at the edge of the plant, just make sure each portion has its own roots.

 
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