|xQUESMEA ‘Arden's Gem’||? / Little R*||circa 2008|
Mature upright, stocky rosette to 55cms. diameter x 50cms. high in bloom. Bronzed green / brick red, broad, leathery, black-spined leaves with black cross-banding on the reverse. Erect, branched spike of vermillion orange scape bracts and creamy yellow flowers. Birds-or-bees hybrid produced in the garden of Dr. Arden Dearden of Equatorial Exotics, Cairns, Queensland. Reg. Doc. 10/2014 by Ross Little.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia
|Seed Parent: Quesnelia edmundoi var. rubrobracteata||Pollen Parent: Aechmea orlandiana ?|