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‘Ivory Hill’

Details

Full nameTradescantia (Continental Group) ‘Ivory Hill’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Listed for sale with no description since 1999 by Floricode (2022). The name was established with a description by Hatch (2022).
OriginsUnknown.
ClassificationOften labelled as Tradescantia albiflora, which is now considered a botanical synonym for Tradescantia fluminensis (POWO, 2022). It does not fully match that species, but appears to be an unknown hybrid from the subgenus Austrotradescantia. Like other variegated Austrotradescantia cultivars, it is now placed in the Continental Group.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityMass-produced and available from many nurseries.

Description

Cultivar groupTradescantia Continental Group.
Growth habitLong stems which grown strongly downwards and trail.
FoliageLong, slightly curved leaves, with green and creamy-yellow stripes.
ComparisonsIdentical shape, size, and growth habit to Tradescantia (Continental Group) ‘Albovittata’ – the only difference is the ‘Ivory Hill’ has yellowish stripes rather than pure white.

References

Floricode. (2022). E-Barcodes. 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.

POWO. (2022). Tradescantia albiflora. Plants of the World Online. Link.

Hatch, L. (2022). Commelinaceae: A Guide to Modern and Historic Cultivars.