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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15248) 2019-01-28

TILLANDSIA ‘Naranja’ Correale, Steve / Tropiflora* circa 1970

Mature, upright rosette to 50cm. diameter. Scurfed, silvery grey arching leaves, tapering to a point. Some darker, grey cross-banding on the foliage reverse. Erect, frosted salmon spike to 50cm. tall with splayed, recurved coral orange / red scape bracts and purple flowers, typical of T. capitata. "Naranja" in Spanish means "orange" and at that time the breeder lived near Naranja, Florida, once-famous for it's orange groves (orchards). Capitata Group. Reg. Doc. 1/2019 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: capitata (red form) Pollen Parent: capitata (yellow form)