|xBILLMEA ‘Bands’||Sill, Ben||2009|
Mature rosette to 17 cm high x 25cm. diameter, tubular but flaring at the top with a slightly bulbous base. The 10 or so bronze green leaves are cross-banded brick red, moreso on the reverse. The semi-recessed, compact inflorescence has red peduncle bracts and whitish petals tinged mauve at the tips. Reg. Doc. 2/2020.
Country of origin: South Carolina USA
|Seed Parent: Billbergia Smudge||Pollen Parent: Aechmea recurvata var. ortgiesii|