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TILLANDSIA ‘Magnificent’ ?

Mature large rosette to 60cm. diameter x 40cm. high. Outspreading, channeled, grey-green leaves with pronounced silvery scurf towards the base and foliage reverse. Erect spike to 50cm. tall with up to 12 branched scarlet and yellow "paddles" with violet flowers. Distinctive clone of T. fasciculata originally wild-collected in Chiriqui Province, west Panama near the Costa Rican border in the late 1980s by Florida growers Steve Correale, Dennis Cathcart and probably other collectors (unrecorded who named it "Magnificent") Fasciculata Group. Reg. Doc. 2/2016 by Geoff Lawn.
Country of origin: Panama

Seed Parent: fasciculata