Very glossy leaves, rounded, red-tipped. As it blooms, a coral-pink flush appears on the apple-green rosette. It needs bright light and it is resistant to full sun. This hybrid was developed in 1981.
This hybrid was developed by Bullis, H. in 1981. The seed parent was 'Dexter's Pride' and the pollen parent was 'Fantastic Gardens'.
Neoregelia x Tossed Salad has very glossy leaves, rounded, red-tipped. As it blooms, a coral-pink flush appears on the apple-green rosette. It is a strong, easy grower. Plants tolerate some sun and some shade; pups are often stout.
According to the Broemeliad Cultivar Register it is a "cv. of 'Dexter's Pride' X 'Fantastic Gardens' - (See Isabel) - (Other cvs. = 'Bailey', 'Buckingham', 'Chardonnay', 'Las Vegas' & 'Marsala') - Large broad 3.5" wide leafed rosette in medium bright green spotted w/darker green, red and purple resembling a tossed salad - blackish-purple tips w/color extending along leaf edges several inches from tips - 30+ leaves - purple center at blooming - 12" tall x 22" across.".
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