Correct nameUnsecified.
Name statusNot established, an unpublished invalid name used to sell multiple other cultivars.

Listed online by Bustani Plant Farms (2022), tomplantman (2022), and Korbas (2022a, 2022b). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is not established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).

All four listings refer to different cultivars – Tradescantia pallida ‘Kartuz Giant’, Tradescantia zebrina ‘Silver Smudge’, Tradescantia zebrina ‘Little Hill’, and a Tradescantia Albiflora Variegata Group plant. Because of this ambiguity, the name cannot be linked with a single specific cultivar.


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.

Bustani Plant Farm. (2022). Tradescantia pallida ‘Giant’. Internet Archive link.

tomplantman. (2022). TRADESCANTIA ZEBRINA ‘GIANT’! INTERESTING LARGER VARIETY! Ebay. Internet Archive link.

Korbas, D. (2022a). Tradescantia zebrina ‘Giant’. Tradescantia Plant. Internet Archive link.

Korbas, D. (2022b). Tradescantia albiflora variegata ‘Giant’. Tradescantia Plant. Internet Archive link.