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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (17107) 2023-05-13

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Thrill Seeker’ Weston, Dave circa 2018

Mature, open large rosette to 50cm diameter of a radial, oval-shaped symmetry.. Foliage is 7-10 leaves per rosette, each tapering to narrow / long lanceolate shape 4-5cm. wide. Margins are finely serrated with small dense spines and medium-undulated edges. Initially growth is upright but flattens with maturity. Leaf base colours are dark brown tending to black with pronounced irregular silvery white cross-banding extending to the full width the of the leaf blades. The foliage reverse has a dense layer of trichomes giving a matt grey appearance. At blooming is a central cluster of white, non-fragrant flowers. Offsets are produced from the leaf axils. The pollen parent could be from insect transfer or self-pollination of the seed parent. Reg. Doc. 2/2022.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Thriller Pollen Parent: ?