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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Le Rey’ (DeCoster, P.*) <1988

“Variegated sport of C. acaulis ‘Roseus’ (syn. var. ruber) discovered in 1981 by Ton Koning in his Novio Nursery, Nijmegen, Netherlands and later marketed by Novio. Names ‘Le Rey’ and “Koning” both mean “the King”. Ref: Crypt. Soc. Journal 24:1, 20-23 (Jan.-Mar.2009)” - Small w/soft pink color in marginated leaves even in low light - w/green centers - waving undulation and down-turned tips

CSJ 3:1; 11:3-p17, Baensch 104ill, ColinCat1991, TBT1990 Crypt. Soc. Journal 24:1, 20-23 (Jan.-Mar.2009)