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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15120) 2019-01-03

ALCANTAREA ‘Hale-Bopp’ Blanch, John 2010

Mature open rosette to 1.4 metres diameter x 80cm. high. Glossy bronze green, broad leaves with red edges and red speckling towards solid red tips. Erect, crimson-stemmed, branched inflorescence to 2 metres tall, with boat-shaped, red scape bracts, coral pink floral bracts extending to light peach, plus white flowers. Named after the comet Hale-Bopp, discovered in 1995. Reg. Doc. 12/2018.
Country of origin: New Zealand

Seed Parent: imperialis Pollen Parent: glaziouana