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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (16607) 2021-03-10

NEOREGELIA ‘Metallica’ Barclay, Graeme 2015

Mature, open large rosette to 1 metre diameter in a crateriform shape. Dusky maroon / pinkish tan leaves with dense silver scurfing on both sides, moreso on the reverse. The bowl-shaped centre has an irridescent, metallic appearance at anthesis, particularly when wet. Lavender flowers are shaped like-3-cornered hats. Named after the heavy metal band Metallica. Not to be confused with N. 'Metalica'. 'Reg. Doc. 1/2021
Country of origin: New Zealand

Seed Parent: Lion King Pollen Parent: gigas (red form)