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AECHMEA ‘Best Black’ Skotak, Chester circa 1990

Mature, open, vase-shaped, largish rosette to 60cm. diameter. Scurfed, broad, arching, distinctly silvery grey-green-based, black-spined leaves with wide, spaced brownish black cross-banding. Erect spike typical of Ae. chantinii with flared / hanging scarlet scape bracts and a compact branched inflorescence of yellow ovaries and gold flowers. Raised by the breeder from seed and named by him to identify this selected clone for his personal use. Chantinii Group. Reg. Doc. 12/2019 by Eloise Beach
Country of origin: Costa Rica

Seed Parent: chantinii Pollen Parent: chantinii