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xENCHOTIA ‘Ruby’ Lemieux R, Cathcart D* 2006

Spineless mature terrestrial rosette to 1.5 metres diameter x 1 metre tall. Arching bronze green leaves each 110 cms. long x 6cms. wide tapering to a point. Massive, erect inflorescence to 1.75 metres high, red-stemmed and multi-branched with ruby sepals and suffused red / pink / cream petals. Tropiflora code #5739. Reg. Doc. 8/2011 by Dennis Cathcart
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: Encholirium horridum Pollen Parent: Hechtia rosea
J Brom Soc 61(3): 140. 2011