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Spiderwort definition, any plant of the genus Tradescantia, having blue, purple, or rose-colored flowers. See more.

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Tropical Spiderwort (Commelina benghalensis L.) w e e d s
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Tropical Spiderwort Identification and Control in Georgia Field Crops
Tropical spiderwort (Commelina benghalensis L.
University of Georgia Herbicide Programs for Tropical Spiderwort
University of Georgia Herbicide Programs for Tropical Spiderwort. (Benghal Dayflower) Control in 2011 Cotton. A.

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Rejuvenating the spiderwort
By GEORGE WEIGEL Q: My spiderwort isn't looking too good. Can I cut back the foliage now? When can I transplant them?
Garden Notes
At one time I thought that spiderwort, Tradescantia spp. and hybrids, would be good plants for my woodsy and informal gardens, so I planted a nice trio of navy blue, violet, and white-and-blue cultivars.
Schoolhouse featured in new print by Weiske
From tulips in early spring, iris and columbine in May and June, balloon flower, butterfly weed, black eyed susan and spiderwort in high summer Weiske worked to find the color palette she wished to use.
Forbidden fruits: Weeds by another name
Her yard isn't full of weeds, it's full of native Indiana wildflowers: nodding trillium, bloodroot, wild iris, spiderwort, Solomon's seal, Virginia bluebells, jack-in-the-pulpit and others she can name.
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Or that the Spiderwort is also referred to as Widow's Tears? The Upper Delaware Valley is home to these and other wildflowers.

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Spiderworts are very distinctive late spring/early summer prairie wildflowers.
Tradescantia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How to grow spiderwort so it blooms all summer in the perennial flower garden from garden author Doug Green.
HowStuffWorks "Spiderwort: A Portrait of a Perennial Flower"
Spiderworts are weak-stemmed plants with 3-petaled flowers. Plant spiderwort in shade or indoors as a house plant. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.
this page shows a picture of spiderwort and discusses favourable growing conditions.

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