Tillandsia Te Ngakau
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Tillandsia Te Ngakau
From BCR ... "Mature flowering clump 35cm. diameter. In strong light, narrowly-triangular bronze pink scurfed leaves, tapering to a point. Semi-recessed inflorescence of purple flowers, tipped white. Named for the farm on which the breeder was raised, meaning "the heart' in the Maori language.
Breeder\'s references: Nursery accessions--T. velutina AB415 (Bird Rock Tropicals T019); T. bradeana AB357 (as T. abdita 'Costa Rica') ex Tropiflora 1994."
velutina x bradeana by Andrew Flower, NZ, 2001
Bruce Dunstan 01/20

Bruce Dunstan ... "One of Andrew Flower’s babies via Bob Hudson. First flowering for me."

Updated 20/06/20