|Full name||Tradescantia cerinthoides ‘Limelight’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
This newly-registered name is accepted and will be established once published in hardcopy (Brickell et al., 2016, Art 27.1).
Also known as:
|Origins||Unknown. Named by Peppermint.|
|Classification||The species Tradescantia cerinthoides is sometimes labelled with its botanical synonym Tradescantia blossfeldiana.|
|Availability||Available from some specialists and collectors.|
|Growth habit||Strong stems which grow fairly upright at first, but will sprawl and trail when they become too long to support their own weight.|
|Foliage||New leaves are bright gold striped with green, and fade to uniform green with age. Stems and leaf undersides are dark pink. Hairless all over except for a few hairs at the top of the leaf sheaths.|
|Flowers||White petals with pink edges, typical for the species. Not very common when grown indoors.|
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.