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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11206) 2013-12-26

TILLANDSIA ‘Roy Ford’ Ford R, Genn B* circa 1996

Breeder Roy Ford, named by Barry Genn. Seedlings distributed as T. kalmbacheri hybrids but flowering has shown little influence of the kalmbacheri parent but more towards the T. rodrigueziana / botteri complex. Plant 80cms diameter, 60cms. high with fertile part of inflorescence to 7.5 cms long. Fairly soft scurfy leaves with reddish tips, noticeable even during vegetative growth. Petals bluish to whitish Reg Doc 10/2012 Fasciculata Group
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: kalmbacheri Pollen Parent: rodrigueziana?