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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Roman Candle’ Irvin, Jim (Grex#C92) 1992

(See 'Durrell') - Irvin said, "Large round plant w/wide waxy-looking heavy leaves mottled in shades of salmon, green and flesh-tones - before blooming the center turns hot pink, at anthesis the entire plant flushes rose pink w/few dark patches showing through - silver undersides w/patches of rust and green".

Seed Parent: 'Diverse Pink' Pollen Parent: 'Cascade'
Registration Document 1995, CSJ 11:1-p13, 14ill