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TILLANDSIA ‘Houston’ Dimmitt M 1982

(See 'Southern Cross') - (Cultivars = 'Cotton Candy', 'Flaming Cascade' & 'Flaming Spire') - Dimmitt said, "..a dense spreading rosette to 10" across. .many more leaves and larger than either parent..greenish to white lepidote..arching to nodding inflorescence..pale pink to deep rose-red..fertile" Update 10/2015. T Houston was published in 1987 as both a grex name and a cultivar name, prior to the I.C.N.C.P Rules 1995 (and ever since), wherein registration is restricted to cultivars only.
Country of origin: Arizona USA

Seed Parent: stricta Pollen Parent: recurvifolia
JBS 37:162,172,272; 40:120, CargoRpt#7-3, NewTillHdbk111ill