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TILLANDSIA ‘Eric Knobloch’ Carrone, Joe 1969

9"+ tall plant favoring the streptophylla parent - thick leafy scape is erect and straight w/the inflorescence forming a tight head of flowers - sepals are green to rose red w/deep blue to violet petals - the upper half of the plant blushes yellow orange then orange scarlet then deep rosy red at anthesis - Named to honor Eric Knobloch, Louisiana collector and grower.

Seed Parent: brachycaulos Pollen Parent: streptophylla
Registration Documents 1974; JBS 28:72ill,73; BirdRock1995, CargoRpt#7-2, NewTillHdbk103ill