Aechmea Ruby Red
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Aechmea Ruby Red
cv. of gamosepala
See The Hybrid Detective 11/11b: ... for notes on the gamosepala group.
"‘Ruby Red’, named by Ross Little, NSW, for a plant that has been circulating Australia for over 20 years as A. gamosepala Rubra. Grown at least by Ruby Ryde and Nina Rehak in Sydney and Bernard Stonor in WA. Leaves redder, wider and stiffer than the ‘normal’ A. gamosepala. Plant to 30cm high, to 60cm when in flower."
Photo Richard Harper 12/07.
Photo & plant, Nina Rehak 11/11.

Updated 27/11/11