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ALCANTAREA (51)

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ALCANTAREA ‘Gold Coast’ Ferris O, Dunstan B* circa 1980

Raised by Gold Coast grower Olwen Ferris from Brazilian seed ex Adda Abendroth. Mature rosette to 1-1/2 metres diameter x 3 metres tall in spike. Tends to lack the white scurfed banding which some Alc. extensa clones exhibit, but shows some foliage purple blotching with the onset of cold weather. It's variegated form is 'Bobby Powell'. Reg. Doc. 10/2011 by Bruce Dunstan
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: extensa?