Tillandsia Etna
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Tillandsia Etna
rothii x bradeana (formerly abdita). Pamela Koide Hyatt.
From BCR ... "Mature silvery-leaved, scurfed rosette with recurving leaves, to 30cms. diameter. At blooming, the inner grey-green leaves flush pink / red . Upright spike of pink scape bracts and mauve flowers. Named after the Sicilian volcano Mount Etna. Pollen parent T. bradeana was known as T. abdita when imported into Australia. Capitata Group. See also T. 'Marvelous Masterpiece'. Reg. Doc. 11/2012 by Bob Hudson. Country of origin: California USA"
Bob Hudson 01/15
Bob Hodson ... "Bird Rock Tropicals Hybrid. Has not coloured up as much as the last flower,(it's first). Maybe due to the extreme heat."

Updated 26/03/16