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Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Mixed Colours'

Spiderwort, Tradescantia x andersoniana

Hardy Perennial

Quick forming clumps of fleshy sword-like foliage and a succession of clustered blue, lilac and mauve flowers. Very hardy and trouble-free in the border.

Ideal For:
ground cover, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (20 tradescantia seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £1.49
Sow from February to early June, just covering the seed with compost or Sow-Lite (vermiculite). Seal inside a polythene bag until germination. Seed germinates in 30-40 days at 20-30C (70-85F).

Prick out into 7.5cm (3in) pots, grow on in a greenhouse or well lit windowsill. Harden off and plant out 30cm (12in) apart in sun or light shade and rich, moist well drained soil.

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

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