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ALCANTAREA (51)

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ALCANTAREA ‘Aurora’ ? / G. Lawn* 1990s?

Mature open rosette up to 1.5 metres diameter x 50cm. high. Moss green leaves marginated cream / yellow and edged red in strong light. Foliage can develop pale silver cross-banding. Pups also flush red at their base. Reverse foliage is scurfed. Erect inflorescence to 2-1/2 metres tall, typically as a variegated form of Alc. glaziouana. Acquired by Chester Skotak ex Brazil to Costa Rica "many years ago", exact origin unrecorded. Named in Australia and promoted by the Olive Branch Nursery, Brisbane. Reg. Doc. 11/2015 by Olive Trevor.
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: glaziouana