‘Laekenensis Rainbow’


Correct nameTradescantia fluminensis ‘Lavender’.
Name statusEstablished synonym, another published name for the cultivar correctly called Tradescantia fluminensis ‘Lavender’.

Established with a description and photo by Graf (1959, p. 432, 1068).

The more widely-used name ‘Lavender’ is now accepted for this cultivar.

Not to be confused with: Tradescantia mundula ‘Laekenensis Rainbow’, the name has been invalidly used to sell another cultivar due to identity confusion.


Graf, A. B. (1959). Exotica 2: Pictorial Cyclopedia of Indoor Plants. Roehrs Company.