Botanical name: Commelina coelestis
Other names: Blue spiderwort, Day flower
Species: C. coelestis - C. coelestis is a fast-growing, upright, herbaceous perennial. It has mid-green, lance-shaped leaves and throughout summer, bears bright blue flowers, each lasting only a day.
Commelina coelestis is: Deciduous
Flower: Bright-blue in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Summer
Specific pests: Slugs
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Commelina coelestis (Blue spiderwort) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in free draining soil in a sunny position. May survive frosts in milder areas, elsewhere lift before winter or cover with a thick mulch.
Soil type: Chalky, Sandy, Loamy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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