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VRIESEA ‘Dark Knight’ Maloy A circa 1995

Mature open rosette up to 1 metre diameter. Broad, bronze green leaves with strong black cross-banding. In strong light the foliage flushes dusky red or brownish maroon, moreso on the reverse. Erect simple spike of yellow "paddles" and yellow flowers. At least 3 remakes of the cross by the breeder have produced uniform progeny. Glyph Group. Reg. Doc. 5/2015 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: New Zealand

Seed Parent: hieroglyphica Pollen Parent: fosteriana "rubra"