Tillandsia Pitchfork
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Tillandsia Pitchfork
From BCR "Caulescent form of T. capillaris with distinctive splayed silvery grey-green leaves and yellow flowers. Wild-collected and named by Paul Isley, probably in either Argentina or Peru in the 1980s."
Chris Larson 11/15.
Dale Dixon 09/20
Chris Larson ... "Another diaphoranthema. T. capillaris Pitchfork from Rainforest Flora. A really neat form. We got a couple of very close looking forms of this plant though they may end up looking identical in time. Some of them are fairly rigid and grow upright. This one is lax and hangs down. It doesnít try to turn itself upright."
Dale Dixon ... "I really like everything about this form of Tillandsia capillaris. So different from the other better known forms. Apparently wild collected by Isley in the 1980s.
I canít help but wondering what a hybrid of it and Tillandsia albertiana would look like. Unfortunately I donít have any T. albertiana in flower."
Peter Tristram ... "Hell, thatíd be an awesome cross! With edithae or duratii too! Go for it! Paul told me about the form but Iíve forgotten the detail. Thereís another form too - smaller."

Updated 15/10/20