Species Name: Tradescantia ohioensis
Common Name: Ohio Spiderwort
Zone: to zone 4
Light: Full Sun to partial
Soil Moisture: Dry to
Soil Types: Sand, Loam, Clay
Bloom Time: May to July
Habit: Grows 3 foot high: produces
deep blue flowers that close up during the heat of the day.
Use in mixed meadow plantings for early spring flowers,
it uses other plants for structural support.
Combines well with Coreopsis and Penstemon; Goes dormant in mid summer.
It has high pollinator value. Drought tolerant and deer