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Denver, Co
GreenBee01
May 12, 2020 7:49 AM CST
I just had to share this gorgeous anthurium hybrid. It's being called voodoo child. A cross between regale x dressleri. The leaves emerge a gorgeous blood red.

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Then harden off to a deep green that's almost black. Oh and don't forget the contrasting veins.

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I have never seen this plant in person and probably never will. It's crazy expensive but still nice to administer😊

Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 12, 2020 5:38 PM CST
I have seen these pics before! Isn't it wild????? I used to have Anthurium regale (don;t now much to my chagrin) but have never had dressleri. This is one of those plants I will never own LOL
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Denver, Co
GreenBee01
May 12, 2020 9:23 PM CST
You and me both. It goes for such crazy prices. EBay has sale records almost always over $350.. It is a nice looking plant
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 13, 2020 5:48 AM CST
Yeah but....the red stage that doesn;t last...it would be just as nice to buy a cheaper version of a velvet leaved anthurium that looked like that. Now if the red stage was the FINAL stage........well, that might be a different story LOL
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Denver, Co
GreenBee01
May 13, 2020 8:05 AM CST
I agree. The red crystalarium is another one that is gorgeous. But the gorgeous red leaves turn after they harden off.

I came across a hybrid of Veitchii x chamberlainii the other day. That was also a nice looking hybrid. Not only because it had flashy colored leaves. This one has fantastic texture.
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 13, 2020 8:13 AM CST
I have a red crystallinum hybrid and it it pretty fab. I think one of my fave hybrids is crystallinum x magnificum. The leaves can get HUGE and the veining can be sensational
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Denver, Co
GreenBee01
May 13, 2020 10:29 AM CST
Your lucky😉 the red crysrlallinum is nice just pricey.

The crystallinum x magnificum is a good looking hybrid. I may have to go on the hunt for that one. It's probably very expensive seeing how Magnificum has become very pricey over the last few months.

Here is a photo of that Veitchii x chamberlainii

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New leaves emerge a deep red.
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 13, 2020 2:09 PM CST
My red crystallinum may not be the same hybrid being sold as the 'Choco' Red. It was a gift from someone, who was unsure of the heritage but believes it is crystallinum x dressleri
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