Flower NameTradescantia andersoniana
Formal NameTradescantia x andersoniana
Morphperennial hygroscopic herbaceous plant
Tradescantia Andersoniana (scientific name: Tradescantia andersoniana) is a gardening variety, a perennial hygroscopic herbaceous plant of the family Commelinaceae. It is a garden cultivar crossing North American native Miyamura Sakitsuyusa (Scandinavia, Scientific name: Tradescantia virginiana) with Murasakiyusukusa (purple plants, scientific name: Tradescantia ohiensis) native to North America. In summer, 3 pretty flowers of bluish violet color will bloom at the stem tip. Aruba is its white flower variety. It is similar in name to Commelina communis, which is native to Japan, but it is a plant belonging to the same genus (genus Tuskusa).
Common name: Tradescantia andersoniana, Scientific name: Tradescantia andersoniana, Place of Origin: Gardening Flower color: purple · white (Aruba), flower diameter: 5 cm (length of one side of a triangle). Varieties, North America, plant height: 50 to 90 cm, leaf color: green, flowering period: June to October.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
SeasonJun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height50 ~ 90 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 5