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AECHMEA ‘Rodco’ Japanese? <1978

cv. of lueddemanniana - (See 'MEND', 'Alvarez', 'Blanca Alvarez' & 'Pinkie') - Herb Krouse said this is import from Japan before 1978 - Patterned opposite of 'Alvarez' w/margins in clear white w/some lineation in the green centers - suffused in glowing hot pink in most cultural conditions - Thelma O'Reilly said, "Origin was the Rod McClelland Nursery organization in San Diego in the early 70's - 'Rodco' has wider marginations and some pink lineation to the leaves - occurs also in reversed variegation as 'Rodco Inverta' which would be similar to 'Alvarez' but with greener greens and brighter pinks".

Seed Parent: lueddemanniana
Shelldance1984, T. O'Reilly 1998, BromTreasury1983, GolinskiVideo1997