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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13927) 2020-11-01

TILLANDSIA ‘Deep Purple’ Gruber, Franz / Peter Tristram * circa 2000

Either seedling or sport from seed-raised Tillandsia straminea stock, bloomed and propagated at Bromelia de Colombia Nursery. Mature plant is semi-caulescent, a typical straminea shape and size with fragrant white flowers edged purple. The long inflorescence has tightly-clasping peduncle bracts with very short tips and very diverrgent branching. The floral bracts are bright, deep, pinkish purple and are all divergent from the rachilla prior to anthesis. Reg. Doc. 2/2017 by Peter Tristram.
Country of origin: Colombia

Seed Parent: straminea Pollen Parent: straminea