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Tradescantia

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By Meanie


Tradescantia  (Tradescantia virginiana (Spiderwort))

This has flowered all summer and still appears to have plenty of life in it.
The flowers are about 25mm in diameter, and of all the flowers in the garden, this is the one that I struggle the most to capture well.



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another beauty Meanie, I don't know how you do it.

19 Oct, 2010

 

Well, for this one I had to cut the flower and stem off, strip the leaves back and then photograph it in the conservatory!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Thanks for going to the trouble .. I love this photo !

19 Oct, 2010

 

I'm quite pleased with it too Shirley!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Wow a white one how lovely..I have plenty of the mauve that are spreading more each year but not seen the white before.......

19 Oct, 2010

 

It does seem to be a little rare Milky!

19 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

Great shot! Which species is this? Hopefully, not Tradescantia pallida! Tradescantia pallida - Green Wandering Jew drives me insane!!! It pops up everywhere...it's almost like it comes out of thin air.

21 Oct, 2010

 

This is Tradescantia virginiana Delonix - the blue form can spread like hell, the white one doesn't seem as bad.

21 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

I looked it up...it's a beautiful plant!

The one that drives me insane isn't Tradescantia pallida, it's Tradescantia flumenensis, a green-leaf vining Wandering Jew which is a horrible weed here and in Florida. It also has little white flowers.

21 Oct, 2010

 

That's sold as a house plant here Delonix, so we don't find it too invasive!!

21 Oct, 2010

 

Meanie:

You're very, very, very lucky! :>)

I can't get rid of it!!! :>(

21 Oct, 2010

 

Superb photo!

17 Jul, 2011

 

Thank you Anchorman!

18 Jul, 2011



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