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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Heyens’ ? / Giroux L* ?

Oval-shaped, medium sized star-like rosette to 30cms. diameter. Glossy, dark maroon / green leaves thinly-marginated hot pink. Central cluster of recessed white flowers. This variegate's characteristics strongly resemble the species C. arelii and its other known sport C. 'It'. Discovered by and named after Peter Heyens who found it in a Bangkok,Thailand market in 2014. Reg. Doc. 12/2014 by P Heyens.
Country of origin: Thailand

Cryptanthus Society Journal 29:4:106, 112. (Oct.-Dec. 2014).