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Ohio Spiderwort, Bluejacket
Full to part sun, moderately wet to dry moisture level, prefers sandy but tolerates clay soil, acidic pH. 2-3 feet height, blooms spring into summer, blue flowers, will naturalize.
Germination Code: C(120), M, G
Native Region: Scattered lightly statewide
This is an easy-to-grow, interesting, and long-blooming perennial. Can become rather bedraggled in mid-summer; cut back to 6-12 inches to encourage new growth and a fall re-bloom. It can be somewhat aggressive under ideal conditions. Attracts butterflies and bees.