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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (12836)

BILLBERGIA ‘Alan Buttery’ Aizlewood G 2008

Mature tubular rosette to 65cms. tall x 5 cms. wide. Spiny, coppery green leaves with random cream spotting and silver cross-banding. The arching spike has scarlet scape bracts, peach ovaries, pink sepals and violet flowers/stigma. Named in remembrance of a fellow 20th. RAAF Engineering Apprentice Intake (Squirrels 1966). Reg. Doc. 4/2015.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Bill's Giant Pollen Parent: Domingos Martins