Description from Possibility Place: Ohio Spiderwort is a very common plant throughout Illinois. It can grow in nearly all conditions, but prefers drier soils and full sun. Its flowers are a striking, deep violet, and they bloom late spring to early summer for 1-2 months. Because each plant rarely has more than one flower in bloom at a time, this plant has its best displays when planted in groups. Flowering stalks tend to flop over after blooming. Cutting stems back can encourage fall blooms under the right conditions.
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