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botanical name:
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Bilberry Ice'
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common name:  Spiderwort
synonyms:  Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Bilberry Ice'
family:  Commelinaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Clump-forming, arching, strap-like foliage, compact habit. Soft purple-lilac flowers with white edges, from mid to late summer.

Any moist to fairly wet soil in full sun or part shade. Avoid planting in rich soil which produces lush foliage growth at the expense of flower.
Cut back after flowering.

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