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ALCANTAREA (52)

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ALCANTAREA ‘Vampira’ ?/ Byth J* 2008

Mature rosette to 1.4metres diameter x 70cms. high. Wine red, glossy leaves with tapering, pointed tips. Erect, branched spike to 2.4metres tall with cardinal red-bracted stem and recoiled cream petals reversed pink. Found in small numbers by the registrant in an advanced batch tagged as Alc. imperialis "purpurea" at Rocklea Markets, Brisbane in July, 2011, the exact source unknown. Reg. Doc. 8/2013 by John Byth.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: vinicolor ? Pollen Parent: imperialis ?