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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13372) 2018-03-03

BILLBERGIA ‘Sand Tiger’ Przetocki V 1997

Mature stocky rosette to 35 cm tall. In strong light, about 20 reddish maroon/ lime, black-spined leaves are spotted cream and silver-banded on the reverse. Leaves to 7 cm wide and are slightly kinked lower down. The 38 cm long, arching/ semi pendent flower spike has shell pink scape bracts, green ovaries, sepals and flower petals are pale green with blue tips. Grex siblings = B. 'Fashion Queen', 'Spicewood'. Reg. Doc. 3/2016.
Country of origin: Western Australia

Seed Parent: horrida var. tigrina Pollen Parent: sanderiana