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ORTHOPHYTUM (46)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Fire Opal’ Georgusis, James 2016

Mature, open rosette to 12" (30cm.) diameter x 16" (40cm.) high in bloom. Brick red, arching, serrated /brown-spined leaves which are narrowly-triangular and taper to a point. Erect, mealy-stemmed spike with brick red, bracteate leaves and an inflorescence of golden / lime green floral bracts and white flowers. Strong pupping habit. Grex sibling = O. 'Sunset'. Reg. Doc. 2/2018.
Country of origin: Louisiana USA

Seed Parent: sucrei (red form) Pollen Parent: grossiorum