- Pot size: 2/3L
- Height and Spread: 50cm (2ft 6in) x 45cm (1ft 6in) after 1-2 years
Tradescantia is named after John Tradescant who was thought to have brought the plant with him from Virginia in the 1620s. He was a gardener to Charles I and his collection of curiosities gathered from his travels as a plantsman was eventually acquired by Ashmole, who later founded the Ashmolean in Oxford based on this collection.
The extraordinarily blue flowers will bloom from June to September
- Well drained fertile soil
- All aspects
- Full sun, partial shade
Deadhead the flowers as they fade to encourage further blooming. Cut the foliage back in autumn.
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