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CRYPTANTHUS ‘War Paint’ Richtmyer C 2008

Mature open, round, star-like rosette to 30cms.diameter with arching leaves. Glossy foliage colour varies with the season, position and light intensity. Typically, mottling in rust, green and yellow in Winter changes to deep red and black during Summer. Central cluster of white flowers. Reg. Doc. 12/2014.
Country of origin: Texas, U.S.A.

Seed Parent: Rita Padden x argyrophyllus Pollen Parent: Strawberries Flambe
Cryptanthus Society Journal 29:4:119. (Oct.--Dec. 2014)