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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

VRIESEA (1916)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (12102)

VRIESEA ‘Dragon’ Fell D circa 2002

Mature rosette to 90cms. diameter x 55cms. high. Many green, glossy leaves with some cream pinstripe variegation. Erect, multi-branched, narrow spike to 1 metre tall, of red scape bracts and purplish petals. Reg. Doc. 2/2014. Update 10/2016. This is now reclassified as x Vrieslutheria 'Dragon' as the seed parent was botanically reclassified as Lutheria glutinosa.(Ref: Tillandsioideae Studies, Barfuss et al, Phytotaxa 279(1) Oct. 2016.)
Country of origin: Hawaii USA

Seed Parent: glutinosa Pollen Parent: Poelmanii