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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13349) 2016-03-05

TILLANDSIA ‘Peter's Rubra’ ? / A Flower* circa 1987

Mature rosette to 24cm. diameter. Spidery, grey-green channeled leaves which turn orange-red in bloom (purple petals ). Peter Johnson in New Zealand grew seed labelled T. capitata ex the BSI Seed Bank about 1987--breeder is unknown. Andrew Flower of Anwyl Bromeliads acquired Peter's seedling batch in August, 1989 (accession number AB52). Widely-distributed in New Zealand cultivation. Reg. Doc. 2/2016 by A Flower.
Country of origin: U.S.A.?

Seed Parent: capitata Pollen Parent: capitata