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Tradescantia Sweet Kate


Tradescantia Sweet Kate

rapidly becoming one of my favourite perennials.



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I do love that intense blue!

25 Jun, 2011

 

So do I...and I love the fuzzy stamens with the brilliant yellow anthers! The foliage is a zingy limey-lemony green/yellow! lol.....great plant.

25 Jun, 2011

 

I dont have any of this..very tempting tho.

26 Jun, 2011

 

My mom had the regular tradescantia in her garden and I was looking for some of that when I found "Sweet Kate". It came thro the winter a little worse for wear...the new young leaves were reddish and I thought "uh-oh...not a good sign." but it came along well and seems happy with the moist spot it's in. bonus!

29 Jun, 2011

 

Well I knew someone else posted a pic..couldnt remember who..now I have it Lori and its all your fault lol! So glad you tempted me.

29 Jun, 2011

 

*^* Yay!

30 Jun, 2011

 

I call this my Jewel in the crown, a friend gave me a piece a few years ago, and I've split it and put two new clumps out the front...and kept one at the back...love it but it does spread...

18 Aug, 2011

 

Had to move it again, Crissue. it needed more shade as the summer progressed. Slowly coming back...and I have no trouble with it spreading...that would be a real bonus.

21 Aug, 2011

 

Mine are picking up again after the move...pleased with that....:o))

22 Aug, 2011



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