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<xBILLMEA (30)

Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15950) 2020-03-04

xBILLMEA ‘Bands’ Sill, Ben 2009

Mature rosette to 17 cm high x 25cm. diameter, tubular but flaring at the top with a slightly bulbous base. The 10 or so bronze green leaves are cross-banded brick red, moreso on the reverse. The semi-recessed, compact inflorescence has red peduncle bracts and whitish petals tinged mauve at the tips. Reg. Doc. 2/2020.
Country of origin: South Carolina USA

Seed Parent: Billbergia Smudge Pollen Parent: Aechmea recurvata var. ortgiesii