Three Master Flower'Zwanenburg Blue' a beautiful perennial
The Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Zwanenburg Blue' as the botanical name of the three-master flower is, is a beautiful perennial that enchants all observers with its reed-like foliage. Its umbellate flowers, in the beautiful colour of dark purple, bloom from June to September. Due to its impressive colour, it is also popular in floristry for flower arrangements. The foliage should be cut back when the plant starts to retract, so that the three-master flower 'Zwanenburg Blue' will thrive again in lush green the following year. Its ruler dark green leaves then form a great contrast to the umbellate purple flowers.
A popular location for Tradescantia x andersoniana'Zwanenburg Blue'
Whether planted in open spaces or at the water's edge, the three-master flower 'Zwanenburg Blue' is a perfectly suitable plant for almost any area due to its relatively small growth height of 40-50 cm. Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Zwanenburg Blue' does best when planted in a normal garden soil that is fresh, moist and well-drained. If this garden soil is then also in full sun, it will thrive magnificently. If Tradescantia x andersoniana 'Zwanenburg Blue' is cut back after flowering in summer, it will shine once again with a new flower. The aster or the Cambrige bastard cranesbill make perfect planting neighbours.
The three-master flower'Zwanenburg Blue' perfect for any garden?
A resounding yes, because whether you have a large or small garden, whether you are a novice or an expert gardener, the three-master flower suits everyone and every garden. It looks just as good in open spaces as it does in borders and its variety of flowers will amaze everyone who sees it. The Tradescantia x andresoniana 'Zwanenburg Blue' makes no special demands on the garden owner. Only when watering should care be taken that not too much water is given at once, because it does not like wet feet. Its beautiful flowers consisting of three sepals are also very popular with native insects, which is why the three-master flower is also often planted in a bee pasture.