‘Storm Warning’


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

Described online by Hatch (2021). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
OriginsFrom Eastcoast Nurseries, before 2001 (Hatch, 2021).
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.
AvailabilityRare or lost from cultivation, only known from Eastcoast Nurseries before 2001 (Hatch, 2021).


Described by Hatch (2021).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit45cm high.
FlowersLarge, dark bluish-purple.


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.

Hatch, L. C. (2021). Hatch’s Perennials 2021-2022 Edition: Taccarum to Typha.