Neoregelia 'Dulce de Leche'
A hybrid by Lisa Vinzant is a cultivar of Outrigger x crispata. A miniature hybrid that makes a great hanging plant. Olive green colored leaves have undersides with a reddish bronze veneer with red banding. The top side of the leaves lack the veneer and the red banding is almost absent on the tops of the leaves. The shape is a loose flaring rosette with a stoloniferous habit.
Neoregelia 'Grace's Avalanche'
Grace Goode’s cross of (lilliputiana x ‘Winter Bloom’). Small growing with an ampoule shape, stoloniferous growth and compact foliage. Yellowish green with abundant speckling above and nice bold banding below.
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.
A cultivar of ‘Spring Rain’ x ‘Faded Love’ by Lisa Vinzant. An unusual patterned plant with chartreuse and lavender colors blotched throughout the leaves. The plant develops its best color as it matures when the colors become more intense. The chartreuse becomes deeper yellow. A nice plant for collectors!
Neoregelia bahiana 'Pink Tips'
This is a complex species with many different forms, some of which formerly had their own species names. Native mainly to Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil, they are as a group lithophytic with upright growth, thick, stiff leaves and colors from green to gray and red. This form has about a dozen very broad leaves, is upright, tubular and flaring with apiculate leaf tips that are pink in color. The base leaf color is gray, having a thick coating of trichomes over a light green leaf. This species typically offsets before blooming. A very fine form.