Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Commelina virginica.
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Division in early spring. Make sure that each portion has at least one growing bud[111, K].Cuttings during the growing season. Very easy.
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Plants are not very winter hardy in Britain, the roots are best dug up in autumn and stored like dahlias in a cool frost free place. When grown in a light well-drained soil and mulched well, the roots usually survive the winter outdoors.The roots of this plant do not seem to be tuberous, the plant seems to be more like an annual[K].
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