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Billbergia 'Tarantello'
Billbergia 'Tarantello'
Billbergia 'Tarantello'
Billbergia 'Tarantello'

code: 4483

Billbergia ‘Tarantello’

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An outstanding Beadle hybrid of ‘Esta Bien’ x (‘Ed Mcwilliams’ x amoena rubra). Outstanding is an overused word and is inadequate with many of Don Beadle’s hybrids. This one is exceptional, in my opinion at least. A robust, broad rosette of upright but flaring and arching, wide leaves form a stout, well-formed plant. A single ‘Tarantello‘ is a presence of its own and doesn’t need to be in a clump to have that kind of gravity that only so few plants have. The coloration is stunning, reddish pink, with hardly a hint of green, suffused with a dense pattern of white spotting that sometimes joins to form streaks. Silver banding completes the look of a brilliant show stopper. The inflorescence is fairly short and erect, with large, bright red bracts and pale greenish branches and flowers. An absolutely must-have plant!

  • Mature size18" x 18"
Light Requirements
  • Indirect Sun
  • Full Shade
  • Part sun
  • Full sun
Water Requirements
  • Dry
  • Part Damp
  • Damp
  • Wet
Temperature Requirements
  • Cool
  • Intermediate
  • Warm
Blooming Seasons
  • Winter
  • Autumn
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fragrant
  • Not fragrant

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