Alcantarea Pedra Azul
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Alcantarea P.I.T.A.
From BCR ... "Mature broad-leaved rosette to 1 metre diameter x 1.5 metres tall in spike. Scurfed, grey-green leaves shaded purple nearer tip and on reverse foliage. In cultivation, this bluish foliaged clone can develop silver cross-banding and pointy-leaved tips. Wild-collected in 2007 by Aussies Mark Paul & Peter Tristram at Pedra Azul State Park, Espirito Santo State at 1822 metres altitude. "Pedra Azul" means "blue rock" referring to granite outcrops. Country of origin, Brazil. Registered 1/2012 by P Tristram.
cv. extensa ?
Mark Belot 01/23
Mark Belot 01/23
Mark Belot ... "My Alcantarea Pedra Azul (extensa) has just started to flower.
This one grows as large as an imperialis with ridges in the leaves like a lot of imperialis.
Grown in a lot of sun the leaves are covered in a lot of white scurffing with some fine speckling at the end the leaves.
Scape bracts are large & boat shaped."

Updated 27/01/23