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botanical name:
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Blue and Gold'
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Blue and Gold' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spiderwort
synonyms:  Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Blue and Gold', Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Blue & Gold', Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Sweet Kate'
family:  Commelinaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: yellow
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: 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
description:
Bright violet-blue flowers vividly contrast with the yellow leaves.
Clump-forming, arching, strap-like foliage.

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

other notes:
May or may not be synonymous with Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Sweet Kate'

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