Tillandsia Tabasco
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Tillandsia Tabasco
concolor x capitata 'rubra' by John Arden, California.
From BCR ... "Note the similarity to the pollen parent of ‘Phoenix’ but ‘Tabasco’ has a denser layer of trichomes caused by a different parent. Note here the problems caused by the indiscriminate use of the word "rubra" which covers a whole range of the very variable T. capitata. This is a reluctant bloomer--violet petals. Rosette to 43 cms. diameter x 32 cms. tall in spike."
John Olsen 02/18

Updated 09/05/18