‘Purple Joy’


Correct nameTradescantia zebrina ‘Burgundy’.
Name statusEstablished synonym, another published name for the cultivar Tradescantia zebrina ‘Burgundy’.

First listed online with a photo by FlorAccess (2020). Established in hardcopy by Hatch (2022).

The most widely-used name ‘Burgundy’ 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.

FlorAccess. (2020). Tradescantia zebrina ‘Purple Joy’. Internet Archive link.

Hatch, L. (2022). Commelinaceae: A Guide to Modern and Historic Cultivars.