Alcantarea Ajax

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Alcantarea Ajax
Unregistered (until recently), popular, and widely distributed, cultivar in New Zealand.
Registered following research by Geoff Lawn, Gerry Stansfield, Peter Waters, Andrew Steen and others.
C.V of imperialis, by K.Johnston.
BSI registry entry: "< 2007. From Alc. imperialis self-set seed, widely distributed in N.Z. Seedling batch uniform. Mature rosette to 1.5-2 metres diameter x 1.2 metres high. Inflorescence dark red to 4 metres tall. Scurfed grey-green foliage flushed red on obverse, deep crimson red reverse. Imperialis Group. Reg. Doc.7/2009."
Photos Ian Hook in Paihia NZ.

Updated 13/08/09