Bromeliad Hybrids 'For my own satisfaction' book 1 Neoregelias
Neoregelia 'Alex Holmes'
A medium sized plant to about 20 inches across, with ‘almost’ white leaves. Each leaf bears a broad white stripe up the center with just a narrow margin of green on the leaf edge. The center flush at anthesis is bright red.
Best grown in moderate light to keep the white appearance. Stronger light puts a pink tint in the foliage, which is nice too.
Neoregelia 'Best of Both'
This hybrid of (ampullacea x ‘Bright Spot’) by Paterson is an upright grower with inch wide leaves in a 10 inch high by 16 inch wide rosette on inch long stolons. The color is red with yellow-green mottling throughout. At anthesis the center colors slightly red.
Neoregelia 'Bric a Brac'
A nice miniature cross of Little Beauty x Fireball by Grace Goode. Little rosettes of speckled green leaves that blush reddish in good light. Offsets are produced on short stolons.
Neoregelia 'Burgundy Belle'
A cultivar of (spectabilis x marmorata) x 'Royal Burgundy' by Sharon Petersen. A dark red beauty in a 30 inch rosette of 2.5 inch wide leaves. The plant is colored dark red all over with random bright yellow blotches and spots. At anthesis the center tints a bit brighter red.
A ‘tough’ plant with heavy leaf substance that holds up well in Florida’s summer heat.
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This large colorful hybrid is from Chester Skotak. The 2.5 inch wide leaves have ivory colored margins. The plant develops a magenta veneer over the leaves as the plant matures. The is some color breaks of spots and small blotches in the veneer. At anthesis the center of the plant turns a deep magenta.
Neoregelia 'Crowd Pleaser'