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Producing small, perfect, jewel-tone flowers, these beauties open over several weeks. Spiderworts bloom freely, but seldom produce the "wow" factor of some perennials. Group them for the best impact. Provide leafy neighbors to camouflage fading foliage. Warm-climate types make dense groundcovers in Southern gardens.
The fine-textured foliage and light yellow daisies of 'Moonbeam' coreopsis contrast well with spiderwort in the summer sun.Lady's mantle
Lady's mantle has attractive slightly hairy lobed leaves and foamy sprays of chartreuse flowers in early summer. These play well against spiderwort, and they enjoy similar conditions.Jupiter's beard
The abundant dense heads of rosy-red or white flowers of Jupiter's beard make fine companions for spiderwort in sunny borders.Loosestrife
A carpet of golden creeping Jenny at the feet of yellow-leaved 'Sweet Kate' spiderwort repeats the golden theme in sun or light shade.