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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (2403)

GUZMANIA ‘Amaranth’ Corn. Bak <1983

cv. of wittmackii (purple form) X lingulata - Hot rich pinkish purple inflorescence and typical green rosette in medium size - white flowers - inflorescence in color for 8 weeks - Bromeliad Treasury 1983 said, "The plant has average Guzmania leaves 1" x 24" w/brown lines on the leaf backs - the rosette is a beautiful arching fountain of leaves - the large 24" scape is topped by a 12" array of intense raspberry purple flower bracts - the flowers form at the nodes of each bract and in a cluster at the upper end of the scape - they are raspberry-purple w/a white tip".

Seed Parent: wittmackii (purple form) Pollen Parent: lingulata
SUP-ICBH-1985, CornBakCat1994ill, Baensch 170ill, HerbHill1984, BromTreasury1983, CargoRpt#7-3