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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (12149) 2014-03-23

AECHMEA ‘Melodrama’ Groves G / Ridley J* circa 1995

Mature rosette to 50cms. diameter x 30 cms. high. Grey-green leaves marginated cream with purple/ inky blue tones on leaf tips, leaf axils and rosette base. Erect, branched-pyramidal spike to 50cms. tall, with mid-pink ovaries and mauve petals which blacken when spent. This variegate is reportedly a reluctant bloomer for many growers. Caudata Group. Reg. Doc. 9/2013 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: distichantha var. schlumbergeri Pollen Parent: caudata 'Melanocrater'