Tradescantia 'Tough Love' PP25,988

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Spiderwort

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Fuzzy, leathery leaves with bright red-purple blooms on this very compact variety. Foliage remains attractive throughout the summer months.

Height

8-10 in

Spread

12-14 in

Color

Purple

Interesting Notes

Developed by Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Bloom Time

June-July

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Stonecrop (Sedum album), Creeping Thyme (Thymus praecox), Dwarf False Indigo (Baptisia australis), Variegated Japanese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Helen's Flower (Helenium )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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