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Aechmea species/Aechmea Bromeliad

Aechmea species / Aechmea species
Bromeliad foliage and floral stalk
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Bromeliad foliage and floral stalk

Several cultivars of bromeliads

Bromeliads growing on pieces of driftwood

Wall plantings of several bromeliad cultivars

Specimen plant indoors next to a window

Small white flowers can be seen

'Starbright' cultivar

Close-up of 'Starbright' cultivar

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Scientific Name: Aechmea species
Common Name: Aechmea Bromeliad
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Interesting foliage and flowers coming in many colors. Water plants in the cups formed by the foliage. Flowering is best if plants receive some sunlight for a portion of the day. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.