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Article: Spiderwort Hybrids - Tradescantia X andersoniana: Biennial spiderwort??

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mygardens
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
(Zone 6b)

June 2, 2008
8:12 PM

Post #5041998

Enjoyed your article but I don't see any mention of biennial Spiderworts. I posted a photo at http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/857480/ . This plant comes up only every other year and I wasn't sure what it was but it was ID'd as a Spiderwort. The Spiderwort files I see on DG all say perennial. Is the ID right? Are any of these biennials?? Thanks.
Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



June 3, 2008
12:00 AM

Post #5042970

Never heard of a biennial spiderwort...your pic looks like a standard T. X andersoniana...strange it should behave as a biennial.
mygardens
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
(Zone 6b)

June 16, 2008
8:03 PM

Post #5112760

Todd - Many thanks for your reply. The plant is ready to burst into bloom so I will take a better photo when the flowers are out. Meanwhile, I will make sure to mark the spots where the plants are growing, and let you know next year if they come up again.

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