Aechmea weilbachii Cross ?
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Aechmea weilbachii Cross ?
Ex. Marjory McNamara. Larger than weilbachii and stiffer spined leaves. Slightly discolor in shade, leaves red/bronze both sides in sufficient light, branched inflorescence. Growth a bit like 'Purple Gem' (and equally slow) but flower much different.
Ian Hook 04/13

Ian Hook 06/13

Ian Hook 06/13. Trying to capture petal colour.

Ian Hook 05/17. Bud of same plant ?(label lost). Leaves ALL green and smaller than a weilbachii. Wait until properly open.

Updated 06/02/22