Bromeliad Hybrids 'For my own satisfaction' book 1 Neoregelias
Neoregelia 'Angel Face' x 'Midget'
This Jim Irvin hybrid is the same cross as his ‘Mo Peppa Please’ but is not as dark. A 4 to 6 inch plant that is upright and stoloniferous with yellowish leaves highly speckled with red. The center blush at anthesis is bright red.
Neoregelia 'Candy Apple'
Neoregelia 'Half Breed'
A stunning hybrid from Jim Pearce. It is a cross made with one of the carcharodon species and the small orange red orange species dactyloflammans. The characteristics of both parents comes through when looking at this plant.
Growing to 28 inches across and 16 inches tall. The shape is an upright flaring rosette. The 2 inch wide green leaves are variegated with cream which in good light develops a red orange veneer over the leaves. The leaf edges are armed with red spines and there is a distinct blood red tip with a red terminal spine.
Neoregelia 'Kinetic Energy'
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A new 2020 release from Chester Skotak. This one grows to 24 inches across and 12 inches high. The 3 inch wide green leaves have ivory colored margins. The leaves are covered with tiny red speckles and there are some broken cross bands of red.
Neoregelia 'Mo Peppa Please'
This great little Jim Irvin hybrid is a cultivar of ‘Angel Face’ x ampullacea ‘Midget’ that matures at about 6 inches but can grow somewhat larger if fed heavily. The growth is compact in a stiff-leaved rosette of glossy, olive green leaves heavily speckled with tiny, pepper-like burgundy dots.
A cute little jewel, great for a pot, hanging basket, mounting or terrarium.
Neoregelia 'Morona' x eleutheropetala 'Pink'
One of the interesting, highly stoloniferous and colorful Neo. pendula hybrids from Chester Skotak that have become so popular. A compact grower, it will mature at about eight inches across when well grown. Likes bright light and plenty of water. Great for a hanging basket. The leaves are very spiny and recurving with the center flushing bright pink.
Neoregelia 'Orange Crush'
A beautiful and nicely variegated carolinae hybrid from Chester Skotak. It has a bright orange blush on its leaves, and the cup colors reddish orange when in bloom. Colorful and popular. Grows to about 16 inches across.
Neoregelia 'Rio Ocher' x olens 'Vulcan'
An as yet unnamed cross of Neoregelia ‘Rio Ocher’ x olens ‘Vulcan’ is an apple green plant with a vivid red center flush at anthesis. The inch and a half wide leaves are somewhat thick and leathery and the marginal spines are small. It develops some red cross-banding on the leaves which become more pronounced with strong light or when grown “harder”. Offsets are on short stolons and the plant is good for mounting and for terrarium use.
Neoregelia 'Royal Burgundy'
A long time favorite with wide deep-burgundy leaves has become a standard in horticulture. Widely used in landscapes of central and southern Florida, this handsome bromeliad is a beautiful asset to any collection.