Plant ID forum: Bromeliad zebrina

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Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Feb 11, 2014 8:13 PM CST
That is what the tag said anyway.
Not so sure, any ideas ?

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Feb 12, 2014 10:07 AM CST
It reminds me of Vriesia splendens but I don't know Brom's at all. *Blush*
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Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Feb 13, 2014 7:23 AM CST
Lin, Thank You googled it and it looks just like it. Maybe you know your Brom's better than you thought !
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Feb 13, 2014 8:09 AM CST
MJ: It was just luck ... I'm not real good when it comes to comparing photo's but so glad to help.
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Name: David Paul
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DavidofDeLand
Feb 13, 2014 9:30 AM CST
Beautiful picture anyways and the trees remind me of home! Go figure. We only live a few minutes apart and share the look! Smiling
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Feb 21, 2014 11:00 PM CST

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Just got my Logees catalogue in the mail. Vriesea splendens ‘Splenriet’ reminded me of your plant.
http://www.logees.com/Flaming-Sword-Bromeliad/productinfo/L6...
http://registry.bsi.org/index.php?fields=&id=9127&search=spl...
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Name: mj
Central Florida
Butterflies Hummingbirder Keeps Horses Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Florida
Garden Ideas: Level 1
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mjsponies
Feb 26, 2014 5:32 AM CST
Thanks Evan !
Been "Off the grid for a few days" so am catching up on posts !

Looking at Logees catalogue it acts just like it also. Mine's gotten pretty big and has a pup.
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