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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15434) 2019-05-11

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Blackberry’ Richtmyer, Carole 2010

Mature, open round rosette to 25cm. diameter. About 10 glossy, semi-channeled, laceolate-shaped leaves with down-turned tips, in shades of dark red (new growth) to purplish black in cooler, darker conditions. Dense leaf edge serration and medium undulation. Light silvery scurf in lower leaf axils. Single rosettes flatten to bloom whilst multiples have a mounding habit. Semi-recessed, central cluster of white flowers. Reg. Doc. 4/2019.
Country of origin: Texas USA

Seed Parent: (Rita Padden x argyrophyllus) Pollen Parent: Strawberries Flambe
Cryptanthus Society Journal, Vol. 36, no. 1 (Jan-March, 2019), p. 24.