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Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' (Spider lily 'Isis')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis'

Other names: Spider lily 'Isis'

Genus: Tradescantia Tradescantia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Isis' _ 'Isis' forms dense clumps of arching leaves and small clusters of deep violet-blue flowers.


Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' is: Evergreen

Flower: Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage: Green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Pruning: After flowering cut stems back to prevent seeding and to encourage further flowers. May also need staking.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' (Spider lily 'Isis') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or part shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis'

Other names: Spider lily 'Isis'

Genus: Tradescantia Tradescantia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Isis' _ 'Isis' forms dense clumps of arching leaves and small clusters of deep violet-blue flowers.


Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' is: Evergreen

Flower: Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage: Green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: After flowering cut stems back to prevent seeding and to encourage further flowers. May also need staking.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' (Spider lily 'Isis') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or part shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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