Blue-Purple Flower

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Date Photo Taken: 09/13/2013
Location: Morrow, GA
Posted By: gapch


Plant comes back every year, green leaves, purple-blue flowers blooms on a stalk that stand up higher than foliage, many blooms on stalk.


  1. stone Flower Fanatic says:


    September 18th, 2013 at 4:29 pm
  2. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    Spiderwort, spiderwort, friendly neighborhood spiderwort. Sorry, I couldn’t help it. 😉

    Some people also call them Johnny Jump-Ups.

    September 18th, 2013 at 7:26 pm
  3. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    funny, funny parityanimal!

    September 18th, 2013 at 9:27 pm
  4. Beverly Unregistered says:

    Thank you, this is perfect. Now I have a name for this plant. It is a interesting plant. The first picture I posted is the plant surviving and blooming itself to death in my mailbox planter. It has been flowering every since I transplanted from where it strayed back in June. I looked today and notice it seemed to going to seed. The 2nd photo was my original bunch that where I just dug a hole and transplanted a clump from a friend. The clump always blooms in the spring and lasts through the month of March.

    September 18th, 2013 at 10:16 pm
  5. Hope Unregistered says:

    I have planted a bed of spiderwort some from a nursery, some from a friend; they started the summer looking good and progressively have gone down hill. Will they return? They look dead. Did the endless rain drown them? They get partial su and shade. Help! Thanks

    September 21st, 2013 at 3:14 pm
  6. gapch Registered says:

    Not a lot experienced in gardening. Just tell you what I know. When I first got plant, it was in a clump. My husband dug me a hole, I more or less threw them into that hole, covered them gently with soil, then watered them. Where I planted them has not full sun but not shaded either.

    They bloom, dies back like the daffodils, then my husband will cut them down to the year in the spring they return.

    I have had plant now for over 5 years.

    September 21st, 2013 at 4:24 pm

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