‘Hoge Jan’


Full nameTradescantia ohiensis ‘Hoge Jan’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Named and described online by Hatch (2021). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
OriginsIntroduced by Jan Spruyt – Van der Jeugd nursery in Belgium around 2017 (Hatch, 2021).
ClassificationThe plant was originally published as Tradescantia ohiensis. Because it originated at a nursery in Belgium, it may instead be a hybrid of the Andersoniana Group, but the original identification is currently accepted with no way to confirm.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityRare or lost from cultivation, it has not been found for sale.


Described by Hatch (2021).

Cultivar groupTradescantia ohiensis.
Growth habit60-80cm high.
FlowersMedium lilac-blue.


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.

Hatch, L. C. (2021). Hatch’s Perennials 2021-2022 Edition: Taccarum to Typha.