|Full name||Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Hawaiian Punch’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
Established by Plant Delights (1997, p. 22, with reference to their spring catalog).
|Origins||Seedling from Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Red Cloud’ some time before 1996, bred and named 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||Probably lost from cultivation, it has not been listed for sale since the year it was first published (Plant Delights, 1997, p. 22).|
Described by Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, January 2022).
|Cultivar group||Tradescantia Andersoniana Group.|
|Flowers||Clear medium red, exactly the colour of hawaiian punch drink.|
|Comparisons||Better foliage and plant habits than ‘Red Cloud’.|
Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. (1997). Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy Annuals: 1997 Fall Supplement.