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AECHMEA ‘Black Yasi’ Draper R 2009

Mature rosette to 1.2 metres diameter x 1 metre high. Leaf width 10cms. Purplish orange inner leaves in strong light, with coppery yellow outer foliage. Purplish central stripes on lower leaves. Erect, red-stemmed branched spike to 1.5 metres tall with yellow-tipped scarlet floral bracts, red sepals and orange flowers. Named after the destructive tropical cyclone Yasi in north Queensland in February, 2011. Grex siblings = Ae. 'Ehose', 'Kizme'. Reg. Doc. 5/2015.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: blanchetiana (dark orange leaf form) Pollen Parent: Malva