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TILLANDSIA ‘Big Mama’ Isley P circa 2002

Mature upright rosette to 50cm. diameter x 50cm. tall. Bronze green bulbous base with erect grey-green narrow leaves, tapering to a point. Erect branched spike to 1 metre tall of coral pink peduncle bracts and angled yellowish green "paddles" with purple flowers. The quoted parentage seems doubtful because of the inflorescence structure and bulbous rosette base. Reg. Doc. 2/2016 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: California USA

Seed Parent: fasciculata Pollen Parent: tricolor