Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Karin’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Established with a description by Bornimer Staudenkulturen (1975, p. 66).
OriginsBred in 1974 by Bornimer Staudenkulturen (1975, p. 66).
ClassificationLike 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.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityAvailable from many nurseries in Europe, but uncommon elsewhere.


Described by Bornimer Staudenkulturen (1975, p. 66).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habitCompact growing.
FlowersBright crimson.


Bornimer Staudenkulturen. (1975). [Catalogue]. Internet Archive link.