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Cryptanthus hybridus Elaine Earth Star Plant

Cryptanthus hybridus Elaine
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Stock Number: 53336
Availability: Out Of Stock
Family: Bromeliaceae
Cultural Code: HP TGH what's this?
Price: $12.50

A larger grower than many hybrids. This magnificent plant has almost iridescent coloration on the newer dusky toned richly chevroned leaves, each leathery dramatic leaf margined in dusky pink tones. Always a bold subject in the design of a wardian case; always an especially rich color experience when grown under lights which encourages vividly contrasted zoning.

Family Bromeliaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP TGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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