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botanical name:
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Leonora'
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Leonora' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spiderwort
synonyms:  Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Leonora'
family:  Commelinaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
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
description:
Clump-forming, arching, grass-like foliage. Large, rich blue-violet flowers from early summer.

cultivation:
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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