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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Macquarie Sunset’ Koning, Jack 2014

Mature, large, open rosette to 50cm. diameter x 12cm. high. About 12 pinkish tan, broad leaves with heavy undulation, each 22cm. long x 5cm. wide. In bright, diffused light, the olive green-based pigment has central light maroon longitudinal stripes and pinkish tan edges (more pronounced on new growth) with fine pink spines. Fine, light red longitudinal lines follow the foliage "waves". Some slight silver scurfing towards the leaf axils. Central, recessed cluster of non-perfumed, white flowers with narrow petals. Grex sibling = C. 'Soothsayer'. Reg. Doc. 6/2018 by Tamera Ison.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: Fleck Pollen Parent: Black Mystic