‘Purple Flame’


Correct nameTradescantia spathacea ‘Sitara’.
Name statusNot established, an invalid unpublished name used to sell the cultivar Tradescantia spathacea ‘Sitara’.

Listed online with a photo by Grow Urban (2021). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is not established (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).

The much more widely-used name ‘Sitara’ is now accepted for this cultivar.


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.

Grow Urban. (2021). Tradescantia ‘Purple Flame’. Internet Archive link.