|TILLANDSIA ‘Green Zebra’||Koide Hyatt P||circa 2011|
A cultivar (vegetative sport) of T. x rectifolia, which is a natural hybrid of T. ionantha and schiedeana. T. x rectifolia occurs frequently where these species populations overlap throughout central Mexico. This sport appeared in cultivation at Bird Rock Tropicals nursery. Mature plants are 18-20 cm tall and rosette is 10-12 cm wide. The normal green foliage has marked horizontal white cross-banding on all leaves. The inflorescence is simple and true for T. x rectifolia, with the center leaves producing a red blush and the typical cream to white flowers, which are violet at the base. Reg. Doc. 1/2015.
Country of origin: California USA
|Seed Parent: ionantha||Pollen Parent: schiedeana|
|Bird Rock Tropicals ID # TX436|