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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Curly Buck’ Kellogg, Mary Jo 2013

Mature, rounded, medium-sized rosette to 25cm. (10") diameter x 8" ( 20cm.) high. Oblanceolate, twisting, both spreading and upright, wavy-edged, marbled , scurfed leaves (8-14) in shades of light / dark green, cream and bronzed pink in diffused bright light. The foliage reverse is scurfed pastel green with a few small spines. The rosette centre tends to flatten at blooming with clusters of non-perfumed, narrow, upright white flowers. Offsets emerge from the lower leaf axils. Reg. Doc. 9/2019. .
Country of origin: Mississippi USA

Seed Parent: Kaleidoscope Pollen Parent: beuckeri
Cryptanthus Society Journal Vol.34:3:p.91 (July-Sept., 2019)