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NEOREGELIA ‘Dark Horse’ Anderson, G. 1974

cv. of unknown 'Dexter's Pride' X 'Fairy Paint', etc. grex. - Anderson says,"A loose upright rosette w/22 leaves 2" wide and 12" long - when immature the leaves are a rusty red w/darker spots and crossbands and a greenish undertone - at maturity, becomes almost black w/dark red spines - leaf tips lighter red as is cup at blooming".
Country of origin: USA

Seed Parent: 'Dexter's Pride' Pollen Parent: 'Fairy Paint', etc.
Registration Documents 1986, JBS 36:102; 37:273