Common-spider-wort

Tradescantia ohiensis

  • Common-spider-wort
  • Common-spider-wort
  • Common-spider-wort
  • Common-spider-wort
  • Common-spider-wort
  • Common-spider-wort
  • Flower name
    Common-spider-wort
  • Scientific name
    Tradescantia ohiensis
  • Aliasコモンスパイダーウォート, 紫露草, Common-spider-wort, Blue Jacket
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August

What is Common-spider-wort

Common-spider-wort, or blue jacket (scientific name:Tradescantia ohiensis, is a cold-resistant Evergreen perennial of the Commelinaceae Department of the Tradescantia genus native to North America. Extended cymes from the stem tip, purple flowers makes bloom from spring to summer. Open in the afternoon and morning flowers are blooming one day flower is. Flowers felt suits is Japanese-style garden rather than Western-style gardens. Similar to commelina(scientific name:Commelina communis), but that larger flowers and leaves.

Common name: Common-spider-wort, scientific name: Tradescantia ohiensis, asa: blue jacket, Ohio Spiderwort, origin: North America, height: 40-80 cm flowering time: April-August flower diameter: 2-3 cm color: blue, purple, magenta, white and peach.


  • Eye
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Commelinaceae
  • Genus
    Tradescantia
  • Species
    T. ohiensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant Evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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