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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13647) 2016-07-31

NEOREGELIA ‘Ruby Sugar’ ? / C Senna* <2000

Mature open rosette to 60cm. diameter x 25cm. high. In strong light, broad, stiff, brown-spined, tanned pink to ruby red leaves with pale silver-scurfed cross-banding, more pronounced on the foliage reverse. Compound, recessed inflorescence with lilac flowers.Of unknown origin but known to have been sold for over 15 years in Queensland, Australia, in error as N. "zonata, large form". Possibly a red-leaved variant or hybrid of N. cruenta. Reg. Doc. 4/2016 by Charlie Senna
Country of origin: Qld., Australia ?

Seed Parent: cruenta, red-leaf form? Pollen Parent: ?