‘Pink Spider’


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

Listed with no description by Royal Horticultural Society (2017, p. 787). 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.
AvailabilityOnly known from Ashwood Nurseries (2022).


Described by Ashwood Nurseries (2022).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit45-50cm high.
FlowersPink, with a slightly ruffled edge.


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.

Royal Horticultural Society. (2017). RHS Plant Finder 2017.

Ashwood Nurseries. (2022). Tradescantia andersoniana ‘Pink Spider’ Spiderwort. Internet Archive link.