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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Snowdrift’ Richtmyer C ?

Open round rosette curving down, to 35cms. diameter. Undulating leaves reddish-brown, densely scurfed silver. Leaf tips have some thin crossbands. Reg. Doc. 1/2009. Update July, 2013: the breeder advised the cultivar name should be C. Snowdrift (1 word), not Snow Drift.
Country of origin: Texas USA

Seed Parent: Stephen Hoppin Pollen Parent: Silver Siren
Cryptanthus Society Journal Oct-Dec. 2008, pp.122, 123