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HOHENBERGIA ‘Capricorn 360’ Breen G 2006

Mature, open rosette to 1 metre diameter x 30cms. high. Leathery, strap-like green / bronze pink leaves, edged with black spines and sharp pointed terminal spines. Erect, mealy-white stemmed simple spike to 1.5metres tall. Indument is later shed to reveal the red stem which lasts over 6 months. Dark pink peduncle bracts, woolly pale green / white "cones" with mauve flowers, fading to pink. Blue ovaries ripen to dark blue. Grex sibling = H. 'Capricorn Jude'. Reg. Doc. 11/2015 by R. Little.
Country of origin: Queensland,Australia

Seed Parent: leopoldo-horstii Pollen Parent: ?