‘Michael Casey’


Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Michael Casey’.
Name statusNot established, an unpublished name used for an undescribed cultivar.

Mentioned by Kevin Vaughn (personal correspondence, January 2022) as a parent of Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Navajo Princess’. No hardcopy publication or description has been found, so the name cannot be established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
OriginsUnknown, some time before 1996.
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.
AvailabilityProbably lost from cultivation, it has not been found for sale.


Never described.

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.


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.