Tradescantia gigantea

giant spiderwort
Family

Commelinaceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Margin

entire

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

linear, lanceolate

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

blue, pink, purple, white

Flower Month

March - May

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

perennial


Animal Use

Special value to native bees.

Habitat

Prairie, plains, meadows, pastures, savannahs, woodlands edge/opening, and in limestone soils and pasturelands.