This early Skotak hybrid is a cultivar of ‘Fireball’ x ?. Unreported parentage. A small beauty almost the same size and shape of the ‘Fireball’ parent, with the same stoloniferous habit. A nicely variegated plant with reddish leaves in good light and light white to pinkish variegation.
The variegation is in the form of multiple thin stripes or lineations up the center of each leaf. It is a great plant for hanging baskets, for mounting and for use in terrariums.
A colorful miniature Neo. by Grace Goode is a hybrid of (punctassima x liliputiana). A very small grower to barely 4 inches tall in an upright, funnel form rosette shape. Leaves are light green which is almost completely obscured by red spots, blotches and bands on both sides of the leaf. The foliage is rather stiff with tiny marginal spines and an apiculate tip. Offsets are on short stolons.
Neoregelia punctatissima rubra x tigrina
A miniature Neo hybrid by Lisa Vinzant of Hawaii, is out of the same grex as her hybrid; ‘Popoki’. Like ‘Popoki’, it has inch wide leaves with rounded leaf tips and 6 inch long stolons, is about 6 inches high and 8 inches across. Reddish overall with red banding. Offsets readily, good for terrariums, mounting and basket culture.
From the southern tip of Madagascar, this little miniature develops a caudex that can reach 4 inches across. The plant stays short to about 8 inches tall, with a greenish-pink cyathia. Described by Rauh and Petignat in 1996. An unusual and rare miniature Madagascan Euphorbia.