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BILLBERGIA ‘The Squirrel’ Aizlewood, Greg 2010

Mature, tubular rosette to 50cm. tall x 20cm. wide, flaring slightly at the apex. Maroon / tan leaves, each 3cm. wide, spotted / speckled cream with slight silver cross-banding. Erect inflorescence to 60m. high, multi-branched with pink scape bracts, lime green ovaries, cream sepals tipped blue and steel blue flowers. Grex siblings = B. Norwell, Trevor Chitty, Norm Merrigan. Named in remembrance of the 20th. RAAF Engineering Apprentice intake (Squirrels) Reg. Doc. 7/2021. . .
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Afterglow Pollen Parent: Hallelujah