‘Giant Purple Heart’


Correct nameTradescantia pallida ‘Kartuz Giant’.
Name statusInvalid name, an unpublished name used for the cultivar Tradescantia pallida ‘Kartuz Giant’.

Listed online by Steve’s Leaves (2021). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is not established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1). The oldest and most widely-used established name ‘Kartuz Giant’ is now accepted for this cultivar.


Steve’s Leaves. (2021). Tradescantia pallida ‘Giant Purple Heart’. 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.