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HECHTIA (9)

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HECHTIA ‘Carter’ Lemieux R 2001

Mature rosette to 60cms. diameter. Green leaves tinted red with some scurfing, each 5cms. wide at base x 30cms. long. Spiny foliage blushes totally red in strong light. Upright branched spike is 1.5 metres tall with red scape bracts and pink petals. Named after Dennis Carter, a friend of the breeder. Grex siblings are all males. Reg. Doc. 3/2013 by Dennis Cathcart.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: rosea Pollen Parent: guatemalensis
Tropiflora # 2873