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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (1941) --

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Peaches’ (Sparrow, Fred) <1988

sport of 'Silver Star' in New Zealand - There are 3 options. 1. by DeCoster 2. by Goode or 3. lacerdae (see Broms For Modern Living). #3 seems most likely. Small w/extremely heavy scurf overlaying mottled bright green and cream which is suffused in peach-pink in good light - overall color appearance is lavender.

CSJ 2:2-p7; 3:2-p18ill; 9:2-p20ill; 10:2-BCill, ColinCat1991, TBT1990