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xHOHENMEA ‘Smoky Indigo’ Yamboonmee, Thawat 2015

Matiure, upright, open rosette to 50cm. diameter x 60cm. high. In strong light, frosted indigo, upright, black-spined leaves with pale silver cross-banding and slightly down-turned tips. Rosette base is semi-bulbous and the foliage reverse is heavily scurfed grey-green. Erect, branched, mealy-stemmed spike to 1 metre high with pink scape bracts, side fascicles of narrow, frosted green ovaries and white tubular flowers which blacken when spent. Reg. Doc. 5/2020 by Kosit Kaewkangwal.
Country of origin: Thailand

Seed Parent: Aechmea chantinii Pollen Parent: Hohenbergia vestita x ?