Tradescantia Virginiana, or more commonly know as Virginia Spiderwort, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and blue flowers of the genus Tradescantia. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 1.1 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during spring, is somewhat tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Tradescantia Virginiana or Virginia Spiderwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.
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