‘Hogan’s Hero’


Full nameTradescantia sillamontana ‘Hogan’s Hero’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

First sold by Plant Delights (2009, p. 31). Established with a description by Cistus Nursery (2016, p. 89).
OriginsOrigins documented by Cistus Nursery (2016, p. 89). Collected from the wild by Sean Hogan at 2km elevation in Coahuila, Mexico. Named and introduced by Cistus Nursery.
ClassificationThe species Tradescantia sillamontana is occasionally labelled with its botanical synonym Tradescantia pexata.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityRare or lost in cultivation, it was last documented for sale by Cistus Nursery (2016, p. 89).


Described by Cistus Nursery (2016, p. 89).

SpeciesTradescantia sillamontana.
Growth habit30cm high x 45cm spread. Frost hardy to -10ºC.
FoliageGreen with white hairs.
FlowersSmall and purple.


Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. (2009). Desperate Gardeners: 2009 Fall Sales Catalog & Plant Owner’s Manual.

Cistus Nursery. (2016). Spring 2016 Mail Order Catalog. Internet Archive link.