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Today's bloom is Tradescantia (Tradescantia virginiana)

Bloom of the Day for April 3rd, 2014:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Rose/Mauve, Blue-Violet, Lavender, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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3 vendors have this plant for sale.

63 members have or want this plant for trade.

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There have been 6 comments posted about this bloom.

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sunkissed wrote:
It is a beautiful weed, and all over my yard now. ☺ I do laugh when I see it for sale in the garden centers. Acutally what grows wild here in Florida is Ohio Spiderwort, Bluejacket, Snotweed Tradescantia ohiensis...it all looks the same to me. This message was edited Apr 3, 2014 6:51 AM

RosinaBloom wrote:
Calif_Sue, Thank you for selecting my photo for BOTD! What is the lovely rose in your avatar?

Calif_Sue wrote:
That rose is Veldfire. :-)

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Weerobin wrote:
Great photo, Rosina!