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AECHMEA ‘Red Ribbon’ Foster, M. <1955

sport of 'Foster's Favorite' (Other cvs = 'Foster's Favorite', 'Foster's Favorite Favorite', 'Black Jack' & 'Candy Stripe') - Has red pencil lines running lengthwise of the green leaves. Tropiflora said, "A good looking plant that grows to about 18" tall in a somewhat flaring tubular shape - the foliage is light green w/red variegation and the inflorescence is a pendent panicle of red berries" - Ralph Davis' friend, Hazel Mueller, said that 'Red Ribbon' appeared in her collection as a sport of 'Foster's Favorite' prior to 1955.
Country of origin: Florida U.S.A.

JBS 21:81, SDDN1979, TF1978, AM1977, KentCat1972, PineapplePl 85, CargoRpt#6-5, MB1998