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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (10752)

TILLANDSIA ‘Whimsy’ Cathcart D* ?

Mature rosette to 60cms. diameter x 45cms. high. Larger than T. caput-medusae but smaller than T. limbata, with a slightly bulbous base. Fairly wide ( 2cms. ) tapering silvery leaves which curl at the tips. Upright red inflorescence has branch clusters. A natural wild-collected hybrid imported from Guatemala by Tropiflora Nursery, Florida about 2005. Reg. Doc. 8/2011 by D. Cathcart.
Country of origin: Guatemala / USA

Seed Parent: caput-medusae Pollen Parent: limbata
Tropiflora code # 1880