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ORTHOPHYTUM (41)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Copper Penny’ Hendrix, Gary 1975

An exact intermediate in copper to rose-copper becoming darker in bright light - fairly soft leaves - produces an elongated stem with the leaves in spiral ranks - prolific by runners and pups on the bloom spike - inflorescence resembles saxicola but much redder - in color for extended period.

Seed Parent: saxicola Pollen Parent: vagans
Registration Documents 1979, SUP-ICBH-1985, JBS 33:206, HerbHill1984, PineapplePl 85, MB1998