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xHOHENMEA ‘Koah Black Galaxy’ Draper, Ross / Mitch Jones* 2014

Mature, large open, upright rosette to 70cm. diameter x 50cm. high. In strong light, heavily frosted maroon / blackish leaves with black spines and some dark cross-banding. Leaning or arching, branched spike to 65cm long with clusters of pinecone-shaped lime capsules bearing brown floral bracts and lilac flowers, which fade to white during the course of each day. Reg. Doc. 4/2022 by Mitch Jones
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Aechmea chantini forma amazonica Pollen Parent: Hohenbergia leopoldo-horstii