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

Established with a description by Blütenwolke (1927, p. 34).

Not to be confused with:
OriginsCreated in 1925, bred and introduced by Blütenwolke (1927, p. 34).
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.
AvailabilityProbably lost from cultivation, it has not been documented since its first publication (Blütenwolke, 1927, p. 34).


Described by Blütenwolke (1927, p. 34).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
FlowersDark violet blue.


Blütenwolke. (1927). Gräflich Schwerin sche Staudenkulturen [Count Schwerin’s perennial plants]. Internet Archive 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.