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ALCANTAREA (50)

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ALCANTAREA ‘Golden Eye’ Ganter D / Townsend J* 1999

Mature rosette to over 1 metre diameter. Golden central new leaves, merging to heavily red-speckled portions then solid russett red outer foliage. Leaf reverses are a rich burgundy. Seedlings raised by Jan Townsend from her late friend Daryl Ganter's cross.This cultivar produces grass pups while young. The seed parent "Discolor" is thought to be linked to Alc. 'Silver Plum'. Reg. Doc. 10/2014 by Jan Townsend.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: "Discolor" Pollen Parent: extensa