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NIDULARIUM (58)

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NIDULARIUM ‘Crisp Blanc’ ? / Shane Weston* <1980

Mature, open large rosette to 60cm. diameter. Arching, almost spineless, mid / dark-green leaves marginated stark white (does not tinge pink) and the green leaf mid-ribs often have fine white longitudinal lines in medio-picta pattern. The slightly-raised, cupped inflorescence has variegated rose pink floral bracts and white flowers. It's exact origin is unknown but this variegated, vegetative sport (or mutant seedling?) has been cultivated in U.S.A., Australia and possibly Europe for at least 40 years, as "Nid. innocentii var. albo-marginata". . Innocentii Group. See also Nid. 'Striatum', Nid. 'Lineatum'. Reg. Doc. 4/2019 by Geoff Lawn
Country of origin: ? / Australia

Seed Parent: innocentii
Tropiflora Catalogue (1981) p. 23.