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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13870) 2017-02-02

TILLANDSIA ‘Ileana’ Correale S circa 1991

Mature open huge rosette to 1 metre diameter x 20 cm high. The curving scurfed grey- green leaves are 47 cm long x 5 cm wide, tapering to a point. The erect red inflorescence is 45 cm long with multiple 16 cm branch spikes, scurfed and pink-bracted at the base fading to green, from which emerge purple flowers. Named in honour of a family friend. Reg. Doc.1/2017 by Sue Styer.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: streptophylla (Belize) Pollen Parent: copanensis