‘Wild Eyes’


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

Described online by Suncrest Nurseries Inc. (2022). No hardcopy publication has been found, so the name is accepted and will be established once published (Brickell et al., 2016, Art. 27.1).
OriginsIntroduced by Suncrest Nurseries Inc. (2022), 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 in cultivation, only known from Suncrest Nurseries Inc. (2022).


Described by Suncrest Nurseries Inc. (2022).

Cultivar groupTradescantia Andersoniana Group.
Growth habit30-60cm high.
FlowersWhite with lavender centres.


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.

Suncrest Nurseries Inc. (2022). Tradescantia virginiana ‘Wild Eyes’. Internet Archive link.