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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Shiraz’ Richtmyer, Carole 2013

Mature, large, oval-shaped rosette to 45cm. diameter. Arching, medium-undulated, glossy, mottled dark red and black leaves with a sepia red central ridge. Some silver speckling of trichomes, more concentrated towards the leaf axils. Base colour is lighter in Winter and the foliage reverse is scurfed silvery white. Rosette flattens at blooming with a central semi-recessed cluster of white flowers. Reg. Doc. 6/2018.
Country of origin: Texas USA

Seed Parent: Stars and Stripes Pollen Parent: Powder Puff
Cryptanthus Society Journal Vol. 33:2:p.57 (April-June, 2018)