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TILLANDSIA ‘Screwball’ ? / Geoff Lawn * circa 1980s

Mature small rosette to 25cm. diameter x 20cm. high. Thin, pointed, semi-channeled, grey-green leaves, straight or recurved, which turn pink / bronze in strong light. Short, semi-recessed, branched inflorescence of pointed, frosted, mid-pink scape bracts and tubular violet flowers. Widely grown in many countries but its origin and the breeder are untraceable / unknown. Reg Doc. 12/2020 by Geoff Lawn
Country of origin: California USA ?

Seed Parent: chiapensis Pollen Parent: velutina