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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (7737) 2015-10-27

NEOREGELIA ‘Wally’ Ellis, Brian 1995

Mature open rosette to 40cms. diameter. In strong light, bronze green/ pink/ red leaves heavily spotted cream with mostly central or mediopicta cream variegation. Nest cup flushes slightly red at blooming. Not named after a particular person. The expression "what a Wally" usually refers to a silly or inept person but as an adjective "wally" can mean fine or splendid. Tricolor Group. Reg. Doc. 3/2000 by D Butcher.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: 'Meyendorffii' (variegated) Pollen Parent: chlorosticta
Checklist of Australian Bromeliads--Hybrids and Cultivars (Derek Butcher1997--5th. Edition)