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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

xHOHENQUESMEA (2)

Bromeliad Cultivar Register (14676)

xHOHENQUESMEA ‘Valley Hoodoo’ Smythe, Aaron 2012

Mature, upright, open rosette to 97cm. diameter x 84cm. high. Broad, arching, stiff, bronze green leaves (blades 8cm. wide and sheaths 12cm. wide) with some white spotting and saw-edged brown spines. The lower half of the leaves are a slightly-mottled candy pink. The erect, compact inflorescence to 50cm. tall has scarlet red scape bracts and upward branches of vermillion / green floral bracts, light green ovaries, scurfed orange /yellow sepals and golden yellow flowers. This cultivar pups generously on 20cm. long woody stolons. The world's first registered trigeneric bromeliad. Reg. Doc. 1/2018.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: x Quesmea 'Nifty Nev' Pollen Parent: Hohenbergia rosea