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BILLBERGIA ‘Gill Road’ Oldano G / Draper R* 2009

Large mature tubular rosette to 1 metre tall, flaring at the top. Grey-green leaves with irregular silver cross-banding and large, mottled creamy white patches which fade to green plus cream spotting as the rosette matures. Huge, arching / pendant inflorescence with flamboyant pinkish red scape bracts, salmon sepals tipped blue and velvet green recoiling petals, plus extending pistils and stamens. Named after the breeder's residence. Grex siblings = B. 'Anaconda', 'Moresby Gold', Big Boots'. Reg. Doc. 11/2014 by R Draper.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: stenopetala Pollen Parent: Storm
Breeder Reference: #3 R.M.B grex series.