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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Rusty Rose’ Irvin, Jim 1991

cv. of 'Pink Brocade' X 'Kit Hilbers' - (Other cv. = 'Blake Babcock') - Medium to large plant w/12+ narrow lanceolate leaves in open oval form 11-13" across - rose-mahogany background color w/midrib nearly purple - leaves overlain w/medium bands of orange-gold scales becoming silvery on older foliage.

Seed Parent: 'Pink Brocade' Pollen Parent: 'Kit Hilbers'
Registration Documents 1994, CSJ 9:1-p21ill, JBS 44:217