‘Croftway Blue’


Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Croftway Blue’.
Name statusNot established, an invalidly published name for an undescribed cultivar.

First published in Royal Horticultural Society (1990 p. 493). No description has ever been found, so the name cannot be established (Brickell et al., 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.
AvailabilityRare or lost in cultivation, it was last listed for sale by Royal Horticultural Society (2003, p. 727).


Never described.

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.


Royal Horticultural Society. (1990). RHS Plant Finder 1990.

Royal Horticultural Society. (2003). RHS Plant Finder 2003.

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.