‘Athena Marlene’


Full nameTradescantia sillamontana ‘Athena Marlene’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Established with a description in New 2011 Varieties (2011, p. 45).
OriginsIntroduced by Athena Brazil (New 2011 Varieties, 2011, p. 45).
ClassificationThe cultivar was listed by Athena Brazil (2013) as Tradescantia spathacea, but based on the photograph it is now identified as Tradescantia sillamontana.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityRare or lost in cultivation, it was last listed for sale by Athena Brazil (2013).


Described in New 2011 Varieties (2011, p. 45).

SpeciesTradescantia sillamontana.
Growth habitLow-growing.
FoliageFuzzy silver.


New 2011 Varieties. (2011). Greenhouse Management supplement. Internet Archive link.

Athena Brazil. (2013). 2013 2014 Collection. PDF link.