‘Blaue Jungs’


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

Registered by Stade (2003).
OriginsOrigins documented by Stade (2003). Chance seedling from 1997. Selected, named, registered, and introduced by Helmut Stade.
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.
AvailabilityNot widely available, last found for sale by Stauden Stade (2021, p. 95).


Described by Stade (2003).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habitUpright, tufted and bushy. 40cm high.
FoliageSmall, linear-lanceolate leaves. Dull green.
FlowersBright blue, 4-5cm across. Profuse.


Stade, H. (2003). [Cultivar registration]. International Hardy Plant Union Journal, p. 83.

Stauden Stade. (2021). Katalog 2021. Internet Archive link.