|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)|