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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11343) 2022-07-02

xBILTANTHUS ‘Tiger Eye’ Przetocki, Vic 1991

formerly x Cryptbergia 'Tiger Eye'. Mature, open rosette to 55cm. diameter x 55cm. high. Stiff, arching, 5cm. wide reddish maroon leaves, slightly wavy with darker mid-ribs and margins. The foliage reverse is coated in silvery trichomes. The semi-recessed inflorescence has red scape bracts, light green ovaries red sepals and green flowers. This entry 2/2013.. Amended 6/2022.
Country of origin: Western Australia

Seed Parent: Billbergia Strawberry Ice Pollen Parent: Cryptanthus marginatus
J Brom Soc 62(4): 173-176. 2012