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AECHMEA ‘Red Bird’ ? / Ross Little* circa 2013

Mature, upright, open rosette to 60cm. diameter x 90cm. high in spike. Arching, bronze green leaves (7cm. wide) with fine brown spines and darker green cross-bands. Foliage reverse is dark garnet red with silver cross-banding. Erect, frosted, red-stemmed inflorescence to 42cm.long has hanging vermillion scape bracts, short horizontal branched "paddles" with orange / lime yellow floral bracts and yellow flowers which blacken when spent.. Chantinii Group. Accidental birds-n--bees hybrid. Reg. Doc. 6/ Ross Little.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: chantinii var. fuchsii Pollen Parent: ?