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xAECHOPSIS ‘Imposter’ Skotak C 2002

Mature rosette to 60cm. diameter x 45cm. high. Leaf width to 5cm. Bronze green / garnet red, stiff, spiny outspreading leaves. Erect spike of watermelon pink, star-like bracts, pink ovaries, yellow sepals and white petals. Mimics (by breeder design) a Guzmania inflorescence, hence the cultivar name. Reg. Doc. 5/2016 by Eloise Beach. .
Country of origin: Costa Rica

Seed Parent: (Aechmea nallyi x Aechmea tessmannii) x Aechmea nallyi Pollen Parent: Canistropsis billbergioides (pink bracts)