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Cobweb Spiderwort (Tradescantia)

Tradescantia sillamontana
SKU: HC015379
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
Cobweb Spiderwort (Tradescantia sillamontana) is a fabulous groundcover with cobweb-covered foliage and large bright-pink, quarter-sized flowers in mid-summer.
key features
Botanical Name
Tradescantia sillamontana
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Deer Resistant, Evergreen, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
6-8" tall
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer


Cobweb Spiderwort (Tradescantia sillamontana) is a great groundcover in sun or shade. Spreading slowly with thick, finger-like roots, it forms an attractive mat of white cobweb-covered leaves. In mid-summer, it suddenly comes into bloom with a month-long display of bright pink flowers. A rare plant native to the Sierra Madre mountains of northeastern Mexico.
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