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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Creole Queen’ Edmiston, Ed 2014

Mature, round, extra large,open rosette to 60cm. diameter. Broad (circa 5cm. wide), somewhat rounded, oblanceolate, frosted dark red leaves, mottled black in spaced horizontal cross-banding. Foliage reverse is heavily scurfed silvery grey. Rosette flattens at blooming with a central cluster of semi-recessed white flowers. See reverse cross C . 'Maleficent'. Reg. Doc. 12/2018.
Country of origin: Louisiana USA

Seed Parent: argyrophyllus Pollen Parent: Diverse Pink
Cryptanthus Society Journal, vol. 33:4: p.124. (Oct.-Dec. 2018).