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Tradescantia 'Bold Blue' Plant - Streambank Gardens

Tradescantia 'Bold Blue' Plants

  • $ 9.95


Tradescantia 'Bold Blue, is a hardy herbaceous perennial that we selected from a large number of tradescantia andersonia seedlings.  This particular type is stocky, has a long blooming season, is non-invasive and never flops.  The mid-blue blooms are perched delightfully above the glaucous foliage.  The flowers are self cleaning and borne plentifully over a long blooming season.  A long lived perennial that is drought tolerant once established.
Mature Plant Size: 24" Tall, 18" Spread 
Bloom Time: May- September
Light Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Fertilizer: If using compost apply an 1" at planting time and side dress annually in late fall or early spring.  If using a granular fertilizer, we recommend organic formulations, apply an all purpose formula in early spring annually.  It is only recommended to use liquid fertilizers when the growth is slow, and this is not normally needed. 
Container Size: 4.5" Pot

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