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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

CRYPTANTHUS (1234)

A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. Y. Z.

Bromeliad Cultivar Register (1963)

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Pink Starlite’ (Cobia) <1980

cv. of bivittatus - Patent #3689 by B.L. Cobia of Florida - Medium plant in hot pink in bright light w/olive-green stripes down the center. If this pink is developed the quality of light for Cryptanthus culture is correct. Selection took 11 years. (Syn. with 'Coster's Favorite' & 'Coster's Pride') - (See 'Amy' & 'Confetti Blush') - Name is correctly spelled here according to Barnell Cobia, the inventor.

Seed Parent: bivittatus
CSJ 1:4-p11FCill; 5:3 BCill, Baensch 100ill, JBS 27:217ill; 38:182,225; 40:171ill; 46:155, TF1980