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VRIESEA ‘Bamboo Hybrids’ Davis, R.? <1970

cvs. of unknown parentage - Several listed in the 1980 Tropiflora Catalog and the 1981 Pineapple Place Catalog as follows: #1, #2 (medium - winter blooming), #3, #4, #5 (tall spike - spring blooming), #6 (red feather), #7 (2' tall red-orange feather), #8 (medium orange feather w/upturned tips - many pups), #9 (erect yellow spike w/red mid-rib - spotted leaf tips), #22 (yellow-orange spike - late spring bloomer) & #44 (yellow branched spike) - Rumored to be Ralph Davis hybrids? There was a Bamboo Nursery near Orlando in the 50's or early 60's run by Bob McCulley from which these cultivars probably originated.
Country of origin: Florida U.S.A.

PineapplePl 81; TF1981, MB1998