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Date Photo Taken: June 21, 2011
Location: North Georgia
Posted By: lesleemre

Notes:

1/2 shade; looks like it’s going to have purple blooms soon….

COMMENTS

  1. Sherry Registered says:

    maybe spiderwort.

    June 22nd, 2011 at 10:10 pm
  2. Suzanne Unregistered says:

    I agree – spiderwort!

    June 23rd, 2011 at 9:07 am
  3. lesleemre Registered says:

    Thanks Sherry! One down, tons more to go. :)

    June 23rd, 2011 at 9:15 pm
  4. lesleemre Registered says:

    Thank you. Any advice to get going bigger? My dogs run this area pretty hard, it might just be getting knocked down quite a bit. :/

    June 24th, 2011 at 11:37 am
  5. Suzanne Unregistered says:

    Spiderwort is a native wildflower, and doesn’t really need any care. You can fence off your little patch to keep the dogs off if you like. It can be divided right after blooming, or in the fall when it goes dormant. That way you can spread it around a bit. Deer do eat it (at least they do in my yard!), so a little Liquid Fence is helpful in the spring to train the deer away from it. (might keep the dogs off too).

    Good source for info on wildflowers: Southeastern Wildflowers by Jan W. Midgley. Gives info on identifying, propagating, etc.

    June 24th, 2011 at 12:53 pm
  6. Linda Unregistered says:

    HA!”…spread it around a bit>>>” sorry, obviously you have not had spiderwort long, but since the reply was written in 2011, I am sure the writer knows by now that trying to get it to spread is NOT a problem with spiderwort! It is a beautiful early morning bloomer that blooms all summer and SPREADS LIKE CRAZY!

    May 7th, 2014 at 3:37 pm

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