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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (1088) 2016-02-19

BILLBERGIA ‘Rosa’ Beadle, Don 1980

Mature, upright, vase-shaped rosette to 25cm diameter x 35cm. high. In strong light, pure glossy red leaves with light silver cross-banding. In more shade the upper leaf is green and the reverse red.. Arching spike of rose pink scape bracts,pale green ovaries, cream spals tipped purple and violet glossy flowers Named to honor Rosa Meilluer, collector and grower, who introduced the breeder to Billbergias in Corpus Christi, Texas. Reg. Doc. 2/2001
Country of origin: Texas U.S.A.

Seed Parent: Collevii Pollen Parent: Fantasia
Beadle 1998, CargoRpt#7-5, BirdRock1995. Breeder's code #246