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Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'

Sweet Kate Golden Spiderwort

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Item #: 4209

Zones: 5a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Next crop available: 08/07/2020

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(syn: Tradescantia 'Blue and Gold') This UK imported spiderwort was discovered in the garden of Mrs. Stevens of Rusthall, Kent, and named after her blond-haired daughter, Kate Stevens. The brilliant golden foliage (brightest in full sun) of Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate' is highlighted with a procession of deep blue flowers from late spring until fall. If flowering slows, behead Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'...and it, just like an alien, will start to regrow and flower all over again. Each plant of Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate' is a true masterpiece!

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