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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

VRIESEA (1817)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8447)

VRIESEA ‘Carlsbad’ Hummel <1970

cv. of malzinei X glutinosa - Large to 30" high and 30" across w/pointed leaves in green mottled in red becoming flushed red near the base - Upright branched spike w/6+ thin rounded branches w/closely spaced coppery red bracts - in strong light the leaves become vividly colored in yellow heavily spotted and spattered in burgundy - leaf tips curl upward - forms adventitous pups at base while immature.

Seed Parent: malzinei Pollen Parent: glutinosa
BirdRock1995, PineapplePl 96, G.Johnson1998, MB1998