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Bittersweet ‘비터 스위트’

Originated: Dick Wright, California, 1970.
 
"E. 'Bittersweet' was selected in a batch of gibbiflora hybrids and was named in the 1970s". (DW)

Also sold as  E. 'Ginger' in the South of Australia.

Up to 40 cm across.
 
Bittersweet's ID trait is in the distinct white line of the leaf edge, only inserted photo in Echeveria Cultivars p. 63 is correct. (Bev Spiller)



Established: Carruthers & Ginns, Echeverias - A guide to cultivation and identification: 96, t.46. (before June) 1973.

Nomenclatural standard: Photo by Dick Wright in Carruthers & Ginns, Echeverias - A guide to cultivation and identification: t.46. 1973. Designated here and shown above.

First description: This is a stout, tall, vigorous hybrid seldom branching, similar in habit to E. gibbiflora, the stem is bare topped with a rosette of up to 20 broad spatulate leaves, which are narrow and fleshy at the base, the colour of light mahogany, the leaf margins crimped and undulating.



Photo Dick Wright


Photo Bev Spiller





Photos Emmanuelle Aubé.



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