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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13582) 2016-06-26

TILLANDSIA ‘Bea Correale’ Correale S / D Cathcart* circa 1990

Mature open rosette to 60 cm diameter x 60 cm high (in spike) with a bulbous base 12 cm thick. The scurfed silvery-green leaves are up to 45 cm long x 6 cm wide, channeled and tapering, curling downwards towards the tips. The pink-stemmed inflorescence, up to 40cm. wide, and silver over pink, is 40 cm long with up to 9 "paddle" branches that are each 14 cm. long , producing purple flowers. Note that this plant is different from the same cross by Mark Dimmitt named T. ‘Royal Rene’. Named by Dennis Cathcart in honor of Steve Correale’s late wife. Reg. Doc. 6/2016 by S Styer & D Cathcart.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: streptophylla (Belize form) Pollen Parent: chiapensis
Tropiflora code #1563