Origin unknown

Parents most probably Graptopetalum amethystinum x Echeveria amoena.


Description :

Stem: 15 -16 cm long.


Rosette at top of the stem, 9-10 cm in diameter, not very compact, more than 30 leaves.


Leaves: 4,5 – 5 cm long, 1,6 cm wide, 0,6 cm thick, oblanceolate acuminate, greyish green, if grown in a sunny spot with reddish apex and margins.


Inflorescence: Panicle lateral, more than 25 cm long, each branch with 7-9 very small flowers, peduncle carmine red, bracts numerous, up to 1,7 cm long, 0,7 cm wide, 4,5 mm thick, reddish olive.


Flowers : Sepals 3 mm / 3 mm, united at base, reddish olive, petals 1 cm long, 3,5 mm wide, united at base for 2,5 mm, outside dark orange red, inside lower part orange, upper part dark orange red and strongly curved outside, carpel yellow.


Flowering time: Spring.


(Publication in Subtropica, May 2008, n°22)

Photos Margrit Bischofberger

Photo Stefan Neuwirth

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