|Full name||Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Double Trouble’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
Established with a description by Plant Delights (1998, p. 52).
|Origins||Seedling from Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Zwanenburg Blue’, selected and named some time before 1996 by Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, January 2022).|
|Classification||Like 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.|
|Availability||Rare or lost in cultivation, it was last listed for sale by Royal Horticultural Society (2000, p. 718).|
Described based on Plant Delights (1998, p. 52) and Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, January 2022), with reference to the RHS Colour Chart.
|Cultivar group||Tradescantia Andersoniana Group.|
|Flowers||Large, strong purplish blue (96C), sometimes with double petals.|
Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. (1998). “It’s not easy being variegated!”: 1998 Sales Catalog and Plant Owner’s Manual.
Royal Horticultural Society. (2000). RHS Plant Finder 2000.