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TILLANDSIA ‘Holm's Deep Purple’ Holm B. ?

Mature upright rosette to 28 cm. high x 15 cm. diameter. Growth is short caulescent with deeply-channelled, greyish-green, quasi-involuted leaves which are very wide at the base. Tiny grey trichomes are distinctly arranged in longitudinal stripes. The distichous spike is shorter than the foliage and produces up to 8 magenta / purple flowers, each to 2.5cm. wide A reverse cross by the breeder produced identical progeny. Reg. Doc. 10/2015. .
Country of origin: Germany

Seed Parent: cyanea Pollen Parent: albertiana