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

Listed for sale by Royal Horticultural Society (2002, p. 690). No hardcopy description 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 from some nurseries.


Described by Beeches Nursery (2020).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit35cm high.
FlowersClaret-red, with furry anthers.


Royal Horticultural Society. (2002). RHS Plant Finder 2002.

Beeches Nursery. (2020). Herbaceous Perennials, Grasses & Ferns 2016 – TU. Internet Archive link.