|Full name||Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Lilac Twist’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
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).
|Origins||Introduced by Nikau Hill nursery, New Zealand (Hatch, 2021).|
|Classification||Like 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.|
|Availability||Rare or lost in cultivation, only known from the now-closed Nikau Hill nursery (Hatch, 2021).|
Described by Hatch (2021).
|Cultivar group||Tradescantia Andersoniana Group.|
|Flowers||Small and light lilac.|
Hatch, L. C. (2021). Hatch’s Perennials 2021-2022 Edition: Taccarum to Typha.
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.