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ORTHOPHYTUM (41)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Snowflake’ Symonds R circa 2001

Star-like rosette to 40cms. diameter. Leaves chocolate/silver-flecked with wavy crossbands similar to its ancestral grandparent O. gurkenii. Extended spike with green scape bracts on clustered branches with white flowers. Viviporous pups on spent inflorescence as well as basal offsets. Named after the U.S. song "Snowflake" as sung by Jim Reeves. Reg. Doc. 6/2012.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Warren Loose Pollen Parent: Warren Loose