‘Green Moon’


Full nameTradescantia pallida ‘Green Moon’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Described online by Jane (2020). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
OriginsCross between Tradescantia pallida ‘Ocampo White’ and an unnamed Tradescantia pallida plant, created in the USA by Erica Jane (2020).
ClassificationThe species Tradescantia pallida is sometimes labelled with its botanical synonyms Setcreasea pallida and Setcreasea purpurea.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityOnly available from a small number of growers in the USA.


Described by Jane (2020).

SpeciesTradescantia pallida.
FoliageGreen leaves with a pink trim, becoming deep purple when stressed.
FlowersPink with a white stripe down the centre of each petal.


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.

Jane, E. (2020, May 19). Tradescantia pallida ‘Green Moon’! We have a lot of new members and they may not know what this plant is [Photos attached] [Group post]. Facebook link.