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PUYA ‘Doris Coleman’ Flower, A. 1974

Dense rosette of 1 m olive green long-tapered leaves w/shiny upper surface and dense white scurfing on undersides and w/dark brown-black tips- compound inflorescence w/1.5 m rachis on 80 cm scape - 40 flower spikes w/40 flowers each w/teal-blue petals and wine-red sepals - in bloom for 10 weeks.
Country of origin: New Zealand

Seed Parent: alpestris Pollen Parent: spathacea
Registration Documents 1991; JBS 41:164,166ill; 44:29, 219