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BILLBERGIA ‘Tallegalla Everest’ Cross, Doug 2008

Mature tubular rosettes to 39cms. tall, flaring at the top. Creamy white lower leaves with speckled chocolate towards tips. White spines tipped brown with inner leaf sheaths dark purple. After blooming the white leaf portions shows patches of pink. The arching inflorescence has scarlet scape bracts, green petals edged mauve and pink sepals. Grex sibling = B. 'Tallegalla Cunnamulla'. Reg. Doc. 1/2013.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Praise Be Pollen Parent: Golden Joy Purple