‘Angel Eyes’


Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Angel Eyes’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Established with a description by Plant Delights (1998, p. 52).
OriginsSeedling from Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Snowcap’, selected some time before 1996 by Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, February 2022).
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 protectionNone.
AvailabilityAvailable from many nurseries.


Described based on Plant Delights (1998, p. 52) and Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, February 2022), with reference to the RHS Colour Chart.

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit45cm high.
FlowersPetals are round and very white, stamen filaments are purple (94A).


Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. (1998). “It’s not easy being variegated!”: 1998 Sales Catalog and Plant Owner’s Manual.