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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Sweet Violet’ Richtmyer, Carole 2013

Mature, round , open large rosette to 45cm. diameter. Channeled, glossy, broad, arching, elliptic leaves (to 5cm. wide) with purple / green highlights and 2 longitudinal green / violet / brown stripes (depending on light level) plus narrow, dark, densely-serrated edges. Rosette flattens when blooming with a central, semi-recessed cluster of white flowers. Reg. Doc. 3/2018.
Country of origin: Texas USA

Seed Parent: Powder Puff Pollen Parent: Stars and Stripes
Cryptanthus Society Journal Vol. 33:1: pp.26-27. (Jan-March, 2018)