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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (1301)

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Goode's Black Beauty’ Goode, Martin* <1988

cv. of unknown parentage - Large in open oval form w/deep purple to rich rose background color depending upon light conditions - heavily frosted w/white-silver scurf in closely drawn cross bands allowing the base color to show through - underside densely scaled green to silver. Originally in Register as ' Black Beauty' but name amended to differentiate from the other 'Black Beauty'.

SE 1988, CC 1989, CSJ 7:2-p22ill, ColinCat1991, TBT1990