|AECHMEA ‘Howard's Castle’||Vinzant, Lisa||circa 2000|
Mature, open rosette to 50cm. diameter. x 30cm. high. Broad, arching, leathery, mid-green, matte leaves edged with saw-tooth brown spines and rounded tips in strong light. Erect cylindrical, pale pink-stemmed spike to 1.2 metres tall with short-branched sprays of pinkish mauve peduncle bracts / ovaries and tubular purple flowers Reg. Doc. 3/2020. .
Country of origin: Hawaii USA
|Seed Parent: fendleri x dichlamydea var. trinitensis||Pollen Parent: castelnavii|