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Cautleya spicata 'Crug Canary'

Archive entry 07.08.16

21st July 2016

A Crug Farm Plants collection of the species from near Darjeeling in Northern India under their number BSWJ2103. It has paler red bracts than some other selections.
A cluster of cold winters (2009-11) killed a number of my more distinctive Cautleya and it has taken me a while to want to come back to the genus. In the time that has passed a number of new cultivars have appeared but the diversity of the genus in cultivation has reduced.