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TILLANDSIA ‘Spiral Spring’ ? / P Pacharapong* <2009

Mature, bulbous-based (magenta) rosette to 35 cms. diameter x 40 cms. high. Scurfed, grey-green, deeply-channeled, recurving, twisting leaves. Erect, green-stemmed, branched Inflorescence to 12 cm. high with bright coral bracts (arranged spirally) and tubular mauve flowers tipped white. This clone offsets long before flowering. Probably a natural hybrid of T. caput-medusae (other parent unknown), wild- collected in 2009 by Gary Hammer in Mexico (exact location unrecorded) . Reg. Doc. 6/2017 by Pachara Orchids.
Country of origin: Mexico / Thailand

Seed Parent: caput-medusae?