Neoregelia 'Bob Work'
A colorful small plant with green leaves, washed with red and a sort of banded pattern. The cup flushes vivid red-purple in bloom. A nice windowsill-sized plant. The cross is by Gary Hendrix Neoregelia princeps x ‘Fireball’ x ‘Peggy Pollard’.
Neoregelia 'Hot Pink Blitz'
A Chester Skotak hybrid with as yet unreported parentage. A loose rosette of glossy variegated leaves has upright growth which flattens out at anthesis. The color becomes a glossy hot pink with age and good light. A nice stand-out plant in anyone’s collection.
Neoregelia 'Center Stage'
A different looking hybrid from Chester Skotak, cross information not yet reported. A compact Neoregelia that has 5-inch wide green leaves with wide cream colored margins. The leaves develop a magenta veneer and there are some color breaks in the veneer which look like cream colored spots.
Neoregelia 'Night Wish'
A impressive hybrid from Chester Skotak. The dark green leaves have wide variegation that is obscured by a deep red veneer that covers the leaves. There are color breaks of spots within the veneer giving the plant a speckled look of green and white.
The plant grows to a mature size of 26 inches across and 10 inches high. There is a slightly dark red color at anthesis.
A beautiful, upright rosette of moderately wide leaves develops a difficult to describe coloration of pink, lavender, fuchsia over green with white mottling and spotting. Colors much better if grown hard. Hybrid of (chlorosticta ‘Marble Throat’ x ‘Takemura Princeps’) (Thom)
Neoregelia 'Red Waif'
One of Gary Hendrix’s hybrids is a cultivar of Neoregelia ampullacea ‘Zebrina’ x ‘Fireball’. It has enjoyed some controversy as to its exact parentage and origin, but that has all been pretty much now sorted out.
Anyway this is a cute little miniature, smaller than either parent, with broad leaves of dark green, heavily peppered with red spots, so much so that they plants appear solid red. The little rosettes are on 2 inch stolons and the plant will quickly form nice sized clusters. Very popular with terrarium enthusiasts.
Neoregelia 'Heather's Dream'
Neoregelia ‘Heather’s Dream’ An R.L. Fraiser hybrid. A large grower that reaches 30 inches across. Green leaves with wide ivory colored margins. Plants developes a deep rich purple color at anthesis. A great addition for the bromeliad collector.
This little variegated beauty is a is a strange hybrid of carolinae and sapiatibensis. A small to medium sized grower, it matures at about a foot across. The leaves are fairly wide, somewhat channeled and recurved with a rosy blush in good light. Center flushes deep rose when in bloom.