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VRIESEA ‘Gigant’ Richter 1960

Dark green leaves in large rosette form w/a tall simple dark burgundy spike and small yellow petaled flowers - imbricated scarlet inflorescence changes shape during its bloom period - Plaza Nursery said, "Inflorescence is upright spike to 2' w/maroon to orange bracts and yellow flowers".

Seed Parent: 'Poelmanii' Pollen Parent: 'Versaillensis'
Bromeliaceen 280 1962, JBS 10:39; 13:121ill,122, BromsPadilla 127, GolinskiVideo1997, KentCat1972