Go Back Spiderwort Osprey

Tradescantia 'Osprey'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Clumps of grassy, strap-like leaves grow to 2 to 3 feet and are topped by clusters of large white flowers with feathery blue stamens during early- to mid-summer. The flowers open in the morning and dissolve away in the afternoon leaving no mess.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Spiderwort can take full sun or partial shade in average soil. It will grow rampantly in moist soil and tolerates anything except drought. After flowering the foliage may sprawl and look untidy, at which time you might cut it down to the ground to rejuvenate it.

Flower Color

White with blue

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

24-36 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12-24 in.

Scape Height

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Bloom Time


Critter Resistance

Deer resistant


Full sun

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