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VRIESEA ‘Vigeri’ Duval 1894

(See 'Vigeri Minor') - Medium sized plant w/bright green leaves - scape bears lateral secondary spikes in cardinal red w/ yellow petals. Dutrie said, "A small plant, very interesting, spaced bracts, cardinal red". Chevalier said, "A sweet little plant w/a scape bearing lateral secondary spikes - cardinal red in color". Chevalier in his 1942 Catalog p83 gives formula as rodigasiana X 'Rex' (?) - Good image in GolinskiVideo1997.

Seed Parent: rodigasiana Pollen Parent: 'Cardinalis'
RevHort24:281; 70:395, JBS 1:21; 6:153,154; 11:62;; 39:30; 45:103,104ill,BromPadilla127