Tradescantia andersoniana

Tradescantia x andersoniana

  • Tradescantia andersoniana
  • Tradescantia andersoniana
  • Flower name
    Tradescantia andersoniana
  • Scientific name
    Tradescantia x andersoniana
  • AliasTradescantia andersoniana, トラデスカンチア, トラディスカンティア, アンダーソンムラサキツユクサ
  • Place of origingardening variety
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Tradescantia andersoniana

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.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Commelinaceae
  • Genus
    Tradescantia
  • Species
    T. Andersoniana
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial hygroscopic herbaceous plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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