New Backyard Plant: Tradescantia ohiensis, Common Spiderwort


Whenever you go shopping (at least, whenever I go shopping; maybe you’re different) you seem to come home with more than you set to out to get. For instance, last month I went to my favorite native plant nursery (Mesozoic Landscapes in Lake Worth) to pick up a new tree (a Bahama Strongbark to replace the White Lead Tree that volunteered in my front yard). While I was at the nursery, though, I wandered through the bitterbush (Picramnia pentandra) section and realized that I’d been wishing for that for quite some time. So I brought home a couple of those […]