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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

VRIESEA (1918)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15686)

VRIESEA ‘Lucky Len’ Shiigi, David / Olive Trevor* circa 1986

Mature, large, open rosette to 70cm. diameter. Arching, broad ( to 8cm. wide) mid-green leaves with wavy, darker green cross-banding on the obverse, sometimes tinted bronze in strong light. The foliage reverse has darker, reddish mahogany cross-banding, moreso in shade. Erect simple spike to 1.6 metres tall. Named to honour the registrant's husband Len Trevor as co-worker at the Olive Branch Bromeliad nursery, Brisbane Australia where this cultivar was raised to maturity, having been imported as a seedling under formula by Queensland friend Pat Coutts in 1988, especially from the breeder.. Glyph Group. Reg. Doc. 9/2019. by Olive Trevor.
Country of origin: Hawaii USA

Seed Parent: hieroglyphica Pollen Parent: Pahoa Beauty