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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (17109) 2023-05-13

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Agnes’ Weston, Dave circa 2018

Mature, open large rosette to 50cm diameter of radial, slightly elongated symmetry. Foliage is 10-12 wavy leaves per rosette, tapering to narrow / long lanceolate shape 4-5cm. wide. Margins are finely serrated with small dense spines. Initially growth is upright but flattens with maturity. Leaf blades have pronounced crenulations and base colours are light apple green with slightly darker green central stripe with pronounced irregular silvery white cross-banding, extending to full width of the leaf blades. The foliage reverse has a dense layer of trichomes giving a light grey appearance. At blooming is a central cluster of white non-fragrant flowers. Offsets are produced basally and from the leaf axils.Pollen parent could be from C. Milky Way (selfed) or from insect cross-pollination. Reg. Doc. 2/2022. .
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Milky Way Pollen Parent: ?