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ORTHOPHYTUM (47)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Heavy Metal’ Wingert, Paul 2013

Mature rosette to 25cm. diameter x 25cm. high in spike. Many narrow, recurving, near cocoa-colored leaves heavily frosted and with prominent, hooked but soft spines. Flowering plant has a very attractive pyramidal form, and stays intact for many months. Large, white flowers are a strong indicator of O. harleyi influence. Generous with basal offsets and also viviporous pups on inflorescence. Reg. Doc. 7/2018.
Country of origin: Michigan USA

Seed Parent: Iron Ore Pollen Parent: harleyi