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ALCANTAREA ‘Pedra Azul’ Tristram P* 2007

Mature broad-leaved rosette to 1 metre diameter x 1.5metres tall in spike. Scurfed, grey-green leaves shaded purple nearer tip and on reverse foliage. In cultivation, this bluish foliaged clone can develop silver cross-banding and pointy-leaved tips. Wild-collected in 2007 by Aussies Mark Paul & Peter Tristram at Pedra Azul State Park, Espirito Santo State at 1822 metres altitude. "Pedra Azul" means "blue rock" referring to granite outcrops. Reg. Doc. 1/2012 by P Tristram.
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: extensa ?