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Ceratopetalum 'Christmas Snow'

Ceratopetalum gummiferum 'Christmas Snow'

ORIGIN: This form of Ceratopetalum gummiferum was noticed as a variant in a tray of seedlings raised by Mr Roy Whalen of Kotara, NSW in 1955. Cultivar received by the Authority on 7 January 1975. The applicant was the ANBG.

DIAGNOSIS: C. 'Christmas Snow' differ from other known forms of the species in the variegation of its leaves. The variegation i is of the "blotched" variety, with irregular patches of cream varying from 3-5% of leaf surface. Some minor variegation also occurs; these are pale greyish green patches and are not strongly discernable.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition

Predominant colour: yellow green group 147A-B

blotching: yellow group, 6D

minor variegation: greyed green group, 192A.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC007, CBG8006358

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 12 March 1976