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ALCANTAREA ‘Faery Dust’ Tristram P*

Large mature rosette to over 1 metre diameter. Silvery blue/green arching or weeping leaves with distinctive white crossbands , moreso on the reverse, particularly in juvenile phase. Heavily-scurfed---indument can "dust" the ground as plant matures. Wild-collected in Brazil and introduced into U.S. horticulture via Chester Skotak. Reportedly different to other silver forms in cultivation. Reg. Doc. 5/2012 by P.Tristram
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: odorata