‘Mac’s Double’


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

Listed with no description by Royal Horticultural Society (2003, p. 728). No hardcopy description has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
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 a small number of nurseries.


Described by Beeches Nursery (2020).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit45cm high.
FlowersLavender blue, with double petals.


Royal Horticultural Society. (2003). RHS Plant Finder 2003.

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.

Beeches Nursery. (2020). Herbaceous Perennials, Grasses & Ferns 2016 – TU. Internet Archive link.