Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘ФЕЯ’ or Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘FEÂ’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Described by Federal”nyj Naučnyj Centr Ovoŝevodstva (2004). Because it is a legal protection registration, the name is established (Brickell et al., 2016, Arts. 27.5).

The name can be written as ‘ФЕЯ’ in the original Cyrillic script, or transliterated to ‘FEÂ’ in Latin script.
OriginsBred in Moscow, Russia, by Federal”nyj Naučnyj Centr Ovoŝevodstva (2004).
ClassificationLike other hardy garden hybrids, it is now placed in the Andersoniana Group. These hybrids are sometimes mislabelled as Tradescantia virginiana or the invalid botanical hybrid Tradescantia × andersoniana.
Legal protectionProtected by plant breeder’s rights in Russia (Federal”nyj Naučnyj Centr Ovoŝevodstva, 2004).
AvailabilityRare in cultivation, but may be available in Russia.


Described by Federal”nyj Naučnyj Centr Ovoŝevodstva (2004).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habitMedium-compact shape. 55-80cm high.
FoliageSpring shoots are bright green with red or purple veins.

Leaves are 27-30cm long, slightly hairy.
Flowers5-5.5cm across. Petals are pink-lilac, with folded edges. Stamen hairs are slightly darker than the petals, anthers are yellow.


Federal”nyj Naučnyj Centr Ovoŝevodstva. (2004). Традесканция: ФЕЯ [Tradescantia: ФЕЯ] [Russia plant breeder’s rights registration 41559]. Gosudarstvennyj Reestr Selekcionnyh Dostiženij [State Register of Selection Achievements]. Registration document link.

Brickell, C. D., Alexander, C., Cubey, J. J., David, J. C., Hoffman, M. H. A., Leslie, A. C., Malécot, V., Jin, X. (2016). International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants. PDF link.