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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15880) 2020-01-14

TILLANDSIA ‘Orange’ ? / Hiroyuki Takizawa* 1999

Mature, small, upright, rosette to 7 cm. high x 6 cm. diameter. Pale green, stiff, scurfed leaves which turn fluorescent orange upon blooming. Exserted, tubular dark violet flowers. Namer Hiroyuki Takizawa wild-collected this form in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1999 and has observed over 20 years that in cultivation it has always blushed into vermilion orange foliage instead of regular red blushing at bloom time. Ionantha Group. Reg. Doc. 1/2020 by Hiroyuki Takizawa.
Country of origin: Mexico

Seed Parent: ionantha (Mexico) Pollen Parent: ionantha ( Mexico)