|NEOREGELIA ‘O'Reilly's Beauty’||Oeser (T. O\'Reilly*)||<1972|
cv. of unknown parentage - (Other cv. = 'Dark Shadows') - T. O'Reilly said, "In 1972 I purchased 12 of Dr. Oeser's seedlings from Plaza Nursery - After growing and evaluating them I selected and named two cultivars and distributed them - The names were 'Beauty' and 'Dark Shadows' - They were listed by Talnadge Fern Garden in 1978-79 - Medium to large rosette w/4" wide leaves - rich burgundy color all over w/grass green splashing". Originally in Register as ' Beauty' but name amended to differentiate from the other two 'Beauty'.