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Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Purple Dome'

Spider lily 'Purple Dome', Spiderwort

Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Purple Dome'
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Purple Dome'
Tradescantia 'Purple Dome' is a tall variety of spiderwort with large purple flowers produced in profusion in early summer. They originate from moist prairies and forest edges in North America. They work well town gardens and other areas that have dappled shade.

Plant Tradescantia in moist soil, in full sun or partial shade. They may need staking.

Scientific family Commelinaceae Special type
Type Herbaceous perennial Origin
Lifecycle Deciduous Time to maturity 2-5 years
Garden style Tropical/jungle Town/courtyard Prairie/meadow Woodland Position Border
Awards Features
Wildlife pH Acid Alkaline Neutral
Fragrance Aspect South East West
Exposure Exposed Sheltered Growth rate Fast
Growth Habit Bushy Maintenance Typical maintenance
Health caution Additional use
Spacing cm Planting depth cm
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Flowering



Aug Sep Oct Year
Curr year 0 7 1 108
Prev year 0 0 0 0

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Soil Clay Loam Normal Rich
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US hardiness zone 4a (-34.4c)
Max mature height 60cm
Mature spread 045 cm