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Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'/'Blue and Gold'
Common Name: Spiderwort Family: Commelinaceae (The Spiderwort Family)

Tradescantia  'Sweet Kate'/'Blue and Gold'
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This spiderwort has shocking gold foliage accented with rich purple flowers. It's interesting form and foliage colour makes it useful for contrasting with other perennials in part shade to part sun situations.

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ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourYellow 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
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Ligularia dentata "'Britt-Marie Crawford'"
Bergenia "'Winterglut' ('Winterglow')"

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