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Steve Marak samarak@gizmoworks.com
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 13:25:32 PDT
I also think S. kirkii v. pulchra, 'Coppertone' or something very 

The form I have, purchased long ago at a cactus and succulent show as 
'Coppertone', offsets very slowly and is equally slow to propagate via 
cuttings. Other people who have the plant are often surprised to hear 
this, making me wonder if there is more than one similar cultivar making 
the rounds under the same name.


On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Jim McKenney wrote:

> Ernie wrote: " the sanseviera is S. kirkii var pulchra.  Gets quite 
> large and when it flowers, the inflorescence is a huge spectacular 
> rounded thing the size of a soccer ball."
> Ernie, don't you think the plant in the center of the photo is 
> 'Coppertone' or a similar cultivar? The foliage at the edges of the 
> photo looks like typical S. kirkii pulchra to me.
> My plant of S. kirkii pulchra has several inflorescences on the way 
> up. It does not bloom every year.
> Jim McKenney 

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