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CRYPTANTHUS ‘Burgundy Blast’ Hardouin, Terry ?

Mature, round, open large rosette to 45cm. diameter. About 15 recurving,broad (6.25cm.wide), wavy, dark burgundy leaves, randomly mottled black with slight silver-scurfed cross-banding. Some foliage crenulation (longitudinal ridges). Rosette flattens at blooming with central, semi-recessed, white flowers. Grex sibling = C. 'Redy Edy'. Reg. Doc. 12/2018.
Country of origin: Louisiana, USA

Seed Parent: Peachy Keen Pollen Parent: Brimstone
Cryptanthus Society Journal, vol. 33:4:p. 123. (Oct.-Dec. 2018)