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Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'/Golden Spider Wort

Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate' / Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'
Golden colored foliage is the key feature of this spider wort
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Golden colored foliage is the key feature of this spider wort

Clump of golden spider wort growing in a protected position

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Scientific Name: Tradescantia 'Sweet Kate'
Common Name: Golden Spider Wort
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Variegated Plants
Comments: This perennial features chartreuse colored foliage. It performs well as a ground cover and in containers in the Lower South where it can take moderately low temperatures but usually returns the following spring.