‘Blueberry Sundae’


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

Listed online by Dave’s Garden (2007). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
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 some nurseries in the USA.


Described by Smith’s Gardens, Inc. (2022).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit60-75cm high.
FlowersLarge, with icy blue petals and a darker lavender-blue centre.


Dave’s Garden. (2007). Spiderwort Tradescantia x andersoniana ‘Blueberry Sundae’. 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.

Smith’s Gardens, Inc. (2022). Spiderwort. Internet Archive link.