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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13499) 2016-06-01

AECHMEA ‘Alice Springs’ Skotak C 1998

Mature open rosette to 1 metre diameter x 70cm. high. Marginated sport with cream / pink stripes on spiny green leaves found in a seedling batch. Erect branched spike to 2 metres tall, hanging pink scape bracts with multiple fascicles of rich orange / ochre floral bracts/ ovaries/sepals and yellow flowers which turn black when spent, typical of Ae. aquilega var. aquilega. Named after the "outback" Australian Northern Territory town of Alice Springs. Reg. Doc. 5/2016 by Eloise Beach.
Country of origin: Costa Rica

Seed Parent: aquilega Pollen Parent: aquilega