‘Ocean Blue’


Full nameTradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Ocean Blue’.
Name statusAccepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.

Listed for sale with no description by Royal Horticultural Society (2012, p. 751). No hardcopy description has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et a., 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.
AvailabilityMass-produced and available from many nurseries.


Described by Hayloft (2022).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit75cm high x 75cm spread.
FlowersLight powdery-blue, with slightly darker filaments.


Royal Horticultural Society. (2012). RHS Plant Finder 2012.

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.

Hayloft. (2022). Tradescantia Ocean Blue. Internet Archive link.