Tillandsia 'Fireworks'

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Tillandsia 'Fireworks'
Hybrid parentage Tillandsia hybrid
xerographica × roland-gosselinii
Cultivar 'Fireworks'

'Fireworks' is a hybrid cultivar of the genus Tillandsia in the Bromeliad family.

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