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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13728) 2017-09-27

TILLANDSIA ‘Magnificent Fire’ Correale S circa 1989

Mature open rosette to 65 cm diameter x 16 cm high. Arching, ridge-edged, scurfed leaves, 30 cm long x 2.5 cm wide, taper to a point and are rose pink at the top of the plant, merging to grey-green at the bottom. The erect inflorescence is 30 cm tall with a rose stem, 9- 13 salmon pink side-branch paddles with yellow-green tips, each to 8 cm long and with mauve flowers. Grex sibling = T. 'Pete'. Reg. Doc. 9/2016 by Sue Styer. Note: 7/2017: parentage reversed on breeder's advice.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: Fire Orange Pollen Parent: Magnificent