|Correct name||Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Purple’.|
|Name status||Accepted, the valid name for a unique cultivar.|
Established with a description by Lovett (1901, p. 30).
Not to be confused with:
|Classification||Like 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.|
|Availability||Probably lost from cultivation, it has not been documented since its first publication (Lovett, 1901, p. 30).|
Described by Lovett (1901, p. 30).
|Cultivar group||Tradescantia Andersoniana Group.|
|Flowers||Rich, soft purple.|
Lovett, J. T. (1901). Lovett’s Guide to Fruit Culture. Internet Archive link.