|AECHMEA ‘Melodrama’||Groves G / Ridley J*||circa 1995|
Mature rosette to 50cms. diameter x 30 cms. high. Grey-green leaves marginated cream with purple/ inky blue tones on leaf tips, leaf axils and rosette base. Erect, branched-pyramidal spike to 50cms. tall, with mid-pink ovaries and mauve petals which blacken when spent. This variegate is reportedly a reluctant bloomer for many growers. Caudata Group. Reg. Doc. 9/2013 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Florida USA
|Seed Parent: distichantha var. schlumbergeri||Pollen Parent: caudata 'Melanocrater'|