‘LSS Lazy Blue’


Full nameTradescantia subaspera ‘LSS Lazy Blue’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Listed online with a description by Lazy S’s Farm (2004). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).

Also known as:
It was originally introduced online with the name ‘Lazy Blue’. The introducer changed the name to ‘LSS Lazy Blue’ after a year, so it is now treated as their choice and accepted.
OriginsFrom We-Du nurseries (Lazy S’s Farm, 2004).
ClassificationBecause the plant originated from a natives nursery (Lazy S’s Farm, 2004), it is assumed to be a wild collection of the true species Tradescantia subaspera, rather than a garden hybrid of the Andersoniana Group.
Legal protectionNone.
AvailabilityAvailabe from a small number of nurseries in the USA.


Described by Lazy S’s Farm (2004).

SpeciesTradescantia subaspera.
Growth habit75cm high.
FlowersIcy lavender blue.


Lazy S’s Farm. (2004). Perennials: T. 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.