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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15153) 2018-12-21

TILLANDSIA ‘Eric The Red’ Reilly, Rolly / Neville Ryan* circa 1985

Mature, open, semi-bulbous rosette to 30cm. diameter x 30cm. high. Juvenile pups are upright with straight greyish brick red leaves. In strong light, the mature rosette has ball-like growth with recurving tanned pink to brick red leaves and highly scurfed foliage reverse. Semi-recessed inflorescence has a cluster of tubular purple flowers. Has been distributed as "ionantha giant hybrid". Named by Neville Ryan to honour his late father who had red hair. Reg. Doc. 8/2018 by Geofff Lawn.
Country of origin: Queensland

Seed Parent: ionantha ? Pollen Parent: ?