Tradescantia pedicellata Celarier
Edwards Plateau spiderwort, Granite spiderwort
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)
USDA Symbol: TRPE9
Named after John Tradescant (1608-1662) who served as gardener to Charles 1 of England.
Tradescantia species will hybridize in just about any combination.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
BibliographyBibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Tradescantia pedicellata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tradescantia pedicellata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tradescantia pedicellata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-04-15
Research By: TWC Staff