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Ohio Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis)

Spiderwort shines on the early season prairie, blooming in spring alongside Beardtongue and Golden Alexanders. A tough native plant of mesic Illinois prairies, it thrives in a variety of habitats.


  • Acronym: TRAOHI
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: May - July
  • Typical Height: 36"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Mesic
  • Root Structure: Thick Fleshy Fiberous
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 120 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 8,000*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. LaSalle County
    2. McHenry County
    3. Ogle County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Tradescantia ohiensis - Per Ounce

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