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AECHMEA ‘Red Wing’ Hummel <1969

cv. of unknown fulgens v. discolor hybrid parentage - Medium discolored plant w/maroon-red foliage w/large spines - dense panicle of rich red berries w/white petals - Hummel said, "Spectacular in form and color, fruit holds beauty for many months" - Padilla said, "..berries change over a year from reddish-pink to deep pink to sky-blue then purple" - Jungle Gardens said, "Strikingly shiny w/2' long leaves in olive-green on top and dark burgundy beneath - Many berried inflorescence on slender spike - berries shade from pink to rose - long lasting" - Good image in GolinskiVideo1997. Fulgens/Miniata Group

Seed Parent: fulgens v. discolor hybrid
HumCat, PltShopCat1976, BSI-ICBH-1979, JBS 16:84; 19:18, Grande 1:2ill, BromKramer 53+ill; 90, SDDN1