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Botanical name: Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Osprey'
Other names: Spider lily 'Osprey', Tradescantia virginiana 'Osprey'
Variety or cultivar: 'Osprey' _ 'Osprey' is an evergreen perennial with strap-shaped leaves and pale blue flowers in summer and autumn.
Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Osprey' is: Evergreen
Flower: Pale-blue in Summer; Pale-blue in Autumn
Foliage: Green in All seasons
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
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...
Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Osprey' (Spider lily 'Osprey') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or part shade. May require staking.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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