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ORTHOPHYTUM (51)

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ORTHOPHYTUM ‘Stardust’ Kiehl, Michael 1992

Mature, open rosette to 40cm. diameter. Rigid, slightly recurving leaves each to 20cm. long, tapering to point at tip. Brown / silver cross-banded foliage with dense silver scurf on obverse and reverse. Erect scape to 60cm. high with inflorescence resembling O. gurkenii -- red floral bracts and white flowers. Long, underground, fleshy stolons. See also reverse cross O. 'Moondust'. Reg. Doc. 1995
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: gurkenii Pollen Parent: lemei