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AECHMEA ‘Big Mama Recurvata’ ? <1983

Mature semi-bulbous rosette to 30cm. diameter x 20cm. high in bloom. Stiff, recurving spiny bronze green, triangular-tapering leaves with orange overtones in strong light and with restrictive feeding. Erect, thistle-like spike of light red bracts and cerise pink flowers. Inner leaves turn orange during blooming. Originally in Register as ' Big Mama' but name amended to differentiate from the other 'Big Mama'. Recurvata Group. Reg. Doc. 4/2004

Seed Parent: recurvata var. ortgiesii
Shelldance1984, BromTreasury1983