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AECHMEA ‘Caprice’ Johnson, Carol 1989

cv. of nidularioides X hoppii - Johnson said, "Parents were fresh Peru-collected species producing a cultivar w/long arching spiny leaves to 2' long which become bright rose at maturity - upright bloom spike exceeds leaves - elliptic and apiculate - rose colored bracts and white flowers - infertile fruit is blue - cold sensitive - resembles seed parent".

Seed Parent: nidularioides (red form) Pollen Parent: hoppii
Registration Documents 1995, PineapplePl 96