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TILLANDSIA ‘Big Red’ ? / Correale S*

A consistently large form of T. flabellata, collected by Florida grower Steve Correale in 1978 from near the Mayan ruins in CopŠn, Honduras. Mature open rosette to 60 cm diameter x 30 cm high. The scurfed, channeled, arching green leaves, 43 cm long x 2.5 cm wide, are pale frosted red underneath (discolor), tapering to a point. Upright green inflorescence to 50 cm tall with approximately 10 salmon orange / pink branches each to 23 cm long with blue flowers. Reg. Doc. 6/2016 by Sue Styer.
Country of origin: Honduras