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ORTHOPHYTUM (46)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Roberto Menescal’ ? / C Gastaldi* circa 1980

Mature rosette to 20cm. diameter, trailing with elongated branching caudex, leaf blades narrowly triangular, attenuate, 6-10 cm long, 5-10 mm wide, bronze green but sporting a whitish edge, from O vagans .In strong light, the stems and foliage can turn pink / red. Widely-grown for many years as O vagans "variegata". Named after the Brazilian nurseryman Roberto Menescal. Reg. Doc. 11/2017 by D Butcher.
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: vagans