‘Grape Ape’


Correct nameTradescantia pallida ‘Blue Sue’.
Name statusNot established, an unpublished invalid name used to sell the cultivar Tradescantia pallida ‘Blue Sue’.

Mentioned as an old name online by Glasshouse Works (2022). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is not established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).

The established and widely-used name ‘Blue Sue’ is now accepted for this cultivar.


Glasshouse Works. (2022). Setcreasea [Tradescantia] pallia [species]. 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.