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VRIESEA ‘Polonia’ Chevalier, Hort. Leod. 1920

(See 'Prince Charles', 'Belgica', Prince Leopold' and 'Cite' Ardente') - Dainty rosette of medium size w/graceful well branched red bracted inflorescence - yellow petals on small flowers. Chevalier said, "One of the handsomest - its bracts carmine-red at the base..". Dutrie said, "Strong plant - medium sized - well branched - red bracts carmine at the base".

Seed Parent: 'Kitteliana' Pollen Parent: 'Vigeri'
JBS 1:21; 15:69ill,70; 25:200ill; 39:30, BromsPadilla 127, Hill1984, ChevalierMon1930;Cat1942p82