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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11541) 2020-11-14

xHOHENMEA ‘Shintaro Casper’ Draper R, Kilpatrick P* 2007

Mature broad-leaved rosette to 40cms. diameter x 70cms. high. Frosted puce/grey-green leaves cross-banded silver and prominent black spines .Foliage can develop seasonal purplish black flush and patches in strong light. Upright, pink farinose stem to 1 metre. tall with branched spike of pink scape bracts, scurfed greenish sepals and gold petals. Grex siblings = x Hohenmeas 'Shintaro Shadow' , 'Shintaro Turtle'. Reg. Doc. 6/2013 by P. Kilpatrick.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Aechmea 'Shogun' Pollen Parent: Hohenbergia leopoldo-horstii