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AECHMEA ‘Fire Ball’ Hummel <1970

cv. of fulgens v. discolor? X weilbachii f. leodiensis? (probable parentage) - Medium sized discolored hybrid w/erect branched red inflorescence w/lax scape bracts - Hummel said, "Beautiful plant, leaves mahogany-rose underneath, top green w/rose overcast, flower head w/up to 40 branches w/rose bracts and blue flowers, yellow based pink fruit".

Seed Parent: fulgens v. discolor? Pollen Parent: weilbachii v. leodiensis?
HumCat, BSI-ICBH-1979, Baensch 78,79ill, JBS 45:116, Plaza1973, KentCat1972, FL1978