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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11227) 2013-03-09

TILLANDSIA ‘Silver Spike’ Koide Hyatt P, Hudson R* circa 1994

Sometimes a branched spike but also a single spike when flowering at a smaller size. After anthesis the floral bracts can get a reddish pink tinge. Purple petals, although there are reports of flowers rarely opening properly or aborting. Noted also that sometimes the dried flower has the pistil extended, in others the dried pistil and stamen are included. Plants dimensions: 30cms high, 43cms wide , flowering to 36 cms, fertile branches 20 cms long Reg Doc by Chris Larson 10/2012 and amended 3/2013
Country of origin: USA / Australia

Seed Parent: beutelspacheri Pollen Parent: chiapensis
For history see MS Word doc. Bird Rock Tropicals # TX111.