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Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
Haworthia hybrid series  PP176 6 siblings
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George Theodoris

Haworthia hybrid series PP176 6 siblings

Description:  Haworthia "PP176" hybrid series. The goal of this hybrid series was to create very intensely colored plants with atypical and weird leaf shapes. Selected colorful PP22 plants were crossed with a Jim Smith hybrid with an atypical truncata-influenced  leaf shape. The PP176 are robust, bold and distinctive. The colors will continue to intensify as they mature.

Prickly Pete breeding program: 

I have been hybridizing Haworthia for  20 years. Most of my hybrids are multi-generational complex hybrids created from carefully selected parental stock. I breed to intensify and combine leaf and window coloration, leaf texture and leaf shape traits. 

Leaf coloration is influenced by the interaction of the pigmentation of the leaf and the coloration and the windows. The windows can be clear or can have spots which vary in size. In hybrids the spotting often turns the entire window opaque. I strive for obtaining reds, pink, purple, orange, phosphorescent green and iridescent blue.

Leaf texture can be smooth or bumpy or bristly. In some of my hybrids I get red colored spines and bumps.

Haworthia can have many variations in leaf shape. I use plants like truncata in my breeding to introduce variations in leaf shape.

In 2005 I started numbering my crosses to keep track of them. So my numbers are labeled as PP#. For each PP cross there will be multiple siblings, all genetically unique individuals that will express slightly different traits. Therefore you will be obtaining a one-of-a-kind plant that no one else has. I hope you take good care of it. The seedlings will change as the age and pigmentation will usually intensify over time.

 reference #U7

Regular price $300.00