‘Sweet Green’


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

Described online by Esveld (2015). No hardcopy publication 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.
AvailabilityAvailable occasionally from nurseries in Europe.


Described by Esveld (2015).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit40cm high.
FoliageLime green.


Esveld. (2015). Tradescantia andersoniana ‘Sweet Green’. Internet Archive link.

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.