Woodland spiderwort is a gorgeous flower for shaded areas. The pink or purplish flowers appear in spring, and as the weather heats up, the plant goes dormant--usually in June. Plant with celandine poppy, wild sweet William, and oak sedge, or other plants that retain their foliage while woodland spiderwort is dormant.
Uses: native bees, shaded areas, butterflies
Bloom time: April - May
Height: 6 - 12 inches
Space: 10 - 16 inches
Sun: Medium to full shade
Moisture: Average to moist
Seed: Harvest in May and sow right away. Germination will occur the following spring. In ideal sites, spiderworts reproduce abundantly from seed.
- Seeds per packet: 200
- Seeds per ounce: 9,900
- One ounce per 300 square feet