|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)|