This variety of Portea Petropolitana reaches a towering 3 to 4 feet prior to flowering! The dark green leaves are edged with black spines and form a stiff vertical rosette. It is found growing in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo near the ocean. The inflorescence reaches 12 to 18 inches long, bearing colorful flowers with white lavender petals and orange sepals. We sell plants that are between 12 and 30” tall and are shipped bare root.