Pot Size: 2 litre
Description: A taller growing selection of this new species to cultivation, that we collected from Volcán Zunil in the east of Guatemala at 3400m in 2004. Consisting of a basal rosette at around 1 m wide, of narrow strap-like leaves, with a row of stout flattened spines along each margin. With a sturdy upright branching stem to 1.75m tall, bearing umbels of large spiny distinctly black flowers on this collection, backed by spiny silver bracts. Best grown in full sun to part shade in a well drained fertile soil that does not dry out. Syn. E. cymosum.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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