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skylark
Jul 12, 2016 9:31 AM CST
this is neoregelia, but to ID the cultivar will be difficult, as there are so many hybrids and plants are variable based on cultural conditions.
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bwv998
Jul 12, 2016 9:48 AM CST
Thanks! At least we're headed in the right direction! Hurray!
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plantladylin
Jul 13, 2016 3:11 PM CST
I agree, Neoregelia: Bromeliad (Neoregelia) but difficult to track down an exact cultivar name since so many have the same characteristics. It sure is a beauty though!

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skylark
Jul 13, 2016 4:07 PM CST
Neoregelia 'Purple Passion' looks very close.
see here the 1st top left
http://bullisbrom.com/genus/ne...
Name: Der Thomaskantor
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bwv998
Jul 13, 2016 4:11 PM CST
Thank you, @skylark! I think you are right!
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jul 13, 2016 5:50 PM CST
Wow, that looks like a perfect match! We don't have Purple Passion in our database but I will submit a proposal to add it.
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Name: Der Thomaskantor
Massachusetts (Zone 6b)
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bwv998
Jul 13, 2016 5:51 PM CST
Thanks, @plantladylin!
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.

— J.S. Bach
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jul 13, 2016 5:59 PM CST
You are very welcome, I will post the link here once it's approved.
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skylark
Jul 13, 2016 8:54 PM CST
well, you know - it's just a guess! it could be smth else.it's very difficult with neo's - they are very variable.
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Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Jul 22, 2016 7:58 AM CST

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I moved it to the generic Neoregelia entry.
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