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BROMELIA ‘Aurelia’ ? / Skotak, Chester* circa 1995

Huge, tough rosette up to 2-1/2 metres diameter. Heavily-spined, green arching / recurving leaves to 1-1/ metres long each, to 4cms. wide and with cream marginated variegation. Vivid pink-bracted central foliage cradles a raised compound head of mauve petals edged white. Woody stolons to 30cms. long. Reg. Doc. 7/2011 by G. Lawn. UPDATE, Sept .2021. Chester Skotak advises this cultivar is from B karatas (formerly B. plumieri).
Country of origin: Costa Rica

Seed Parent: karatas
BSI Journal July-Aug., 2011. pp.196-7.