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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Confection’ Irvin, Jim (Grex#C141) 1992

cv. of 'Fine Feathers' X ('Madame Ganna Walska' x zonatus) - Irvin said, "extra large to 24" oval - full w/rigid leaves in mahogany-purple w/web-like veins and small patches of this color move out from the midrib to the dark olive green leaf margins - dense silver crossbanding - heaviest and uniform along the edges as if dusted in powdered sugar".

Seed Parent: 'Fine Feathers' Pollen Parent: 'Madame Ganna Walska' x zonatus
Registration Documents 1995, CSJ 11:1-p12, 15ill