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AECHMEA ‘Grey Surprise’ ? / Neville Wood* 2009

Mature, upright, vase-shaped rosette to 20cm. diameter x 35cm. high. Mid-green leaves with light silver cross-banding and flushed red at the base. Erect wooly-stemmed, salmon orange-bracted spike to 50cm. tall with a dense, cylindrical inflorescence of lime yellow sepals and pale lilac flowers. Possibly pollinated by birds or insects from Ae.gamosepala flowering at the same time as the seed parent. Gamosepala Group. Grex sibling = Ae. 'Snow Ball'. Reg. Doc. 11/2017.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: nudicaulis var. aequalis Pollen Parent: ?