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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
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

Habit

Arching, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

After flowering cut stems back to prevent seeding and to encourage further flowers. May also need staking.

Propagation methods

Division


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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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

After flowering cut stems back to prevent seeding and to encourage further flowers. May also need staking.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


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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I have a Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' but all the leaves have gone black ... any idea what I may have done to it or what might be attacking it? thank you.

I have a Tradescantia Andersoniana Group 'Isis' but all the leaves have gone black ... any idea what I may have done to it or what might be attacking it? thank you. read more

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