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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13129) 2018-04-07

TILLANDSIA ‘Purple Gem’ Genn B 1997

Mature small rosette to 14cm. diameter x 12cm. high. In strong light, stiff, grey-green / bronze short leaves tapering to a point. Arching inflorescence of rose pink floral bracts and purple flowers. Reg. Doc. 10/2015. Update 2/2017--on breeder's advice, the seed parent and pollen parent have been reversed.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: neglecta (red leaf form) Pollen Parent: aeranthos (purple leaf form)