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We ship this item in Fall
- SKU: 80472
- Zones: 3-9
- Height: 18 - 24 inches
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Full Shade
- Bloom Time: Late spring, summer, early fall.
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- Botanical NameTradescantia virginiana
- Ships AsNO. 2 BAREROOT
- Height18 - 24 inches
- Spacing18 - 24 inches
- Spread18 - 24 inches
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Full Shade
- Color DescriptionMixed
- Foliage TypeDense clumps of erect, rather fleshy stems with linear to lanceolate parallel-veined leaves to 1' long in leaflike bracts.
- Bloom TimeLate spring, summer, early fall.
- Flower Form3 equal obovate petals.
- Soil RequirementsThrives in poor soil. Requires minimal watering or feeding.
- Growth RateMedium
- PruningCut to ground in late fall or early spring. Late fall or early spring
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsDo not plant in the foreground. Requires some shading in hot, dry climates.
- Deer Resistant
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.
2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Bulbs, Potted Plants and &
|1A-5B||9/4/18 - 11/02/18|
|6A-10B||9/4/18 - 11/16/18|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-5: 10/29/2018
Zones 6-10: 11/12/2018
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.
Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.
Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.
After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate and tracking information.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.