A large growing beauty by Stephen Hoppin can grow to a 24 inch rosette. The color is black to dark chocolate brown, glossy with wavy, silvery cross bands. Some silver shading in the leaves. Leaf tips turn downward.
x Sincoregelia 'Burgundy Hill'
One fantastic plant! This is a cross of Neo ‘Royal Burgundy‘ with Sincoraea navioides, made by Herb Hill. A mature plant can reach over 30 inches across with dozens of deep-burgundy leaves in a dense rosette. One of the best-ever xSincoregelias. Can adapt to full sun and makes a great landscape plant.
Cryptanthus 'Charlien Rose'
A large growing Cryptanthus hybrid by Carole Richtmyer is a cultivar of (‘Nancy’ x ‘Peaches’) x argyrophyllus. This Cryptanthus has 10+ very thick succulent lanceolate leaves forming a medium plant to 18″ in diameter with an open, rounded rosette shape. This plant can attain larger sizes, over 24", in more shade.
The color of the leaves is pink to rosy pink changing to old gold or olive green with age and stronger light with dark grey edges and light scurf covering the entire leaf, both the face and back. A exceptionally nice plant!
Cryptanthus 'Ebony Beauty'
This hybrid by Richard Lum is of unreported parentage, but is a nice large size plant. It features black colored leaves that have heavy silver scurfing covering the entire leaf. There are a few breaks in the scurf giving it some bands of black. It has a nice soothing look.
Cryptanthus 'Arctic Wolf'
A hybrid cultivar of Cryptanthus ‘Hapa Haole’ x ‘Elaine’ by Australian, David Cross. A full rosette of leaves to about 18 inches across. The leaves are banded with silver over a background color of dark brown to reddish-brown, with slightly wavy margins.
Cryptanthus 'Blake Babcock'
A really spectacular Jim Irvin hybrid, any time we offer this Cryptanthus, we sell out immediately. This cultivar of ‘Pink Brocade’ x ‘Kit Hilbers,’ and grex mate to ‘Rapunzel,’ ‘Rumpelstiltskin,’ and ‘Rusty Rose,’ has 12+ lanceolate, densely serrated leaves with a center ridge in cross-section. It is medium-large to 22″ in an open oval shape with shades of mahogany, purple, and red overlaid with an edge to edge banding in white, becoming gold with age, and broader to the center. The underneath is covered with dense white scurf.
Jim Irvin’s hybrid, a cultivar of ‘Bon Ton’ x ‘Kit Hilbers,’ is a large grower to almost 20 inches across. Glossy purple-brown leaves are 1.25 inches wide with a few narrow silver cross bars that do not reach the leaf margins. The leaf undersides are white with dense scurf.
Cryptanthus 'Martini Olive'
This is a 2007 cultivar of ‘Durrell’ x ‘San Juan’ by Steve Hoppin. The shape is a loose rosette up to 10 inches tall and 24 inches across with shiny green leaves that are wavy and have serrated edges. The leaves have an olive green color that has a hint of bronze along the edge and slight scurfing on the underside of the leaves.