West Indian Tufted Airplant (Guzmania monostachia)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Supple, 10 to 12 inch bright green, tapering at the tip; may have white stripes.
Fruit: Other: 1 1/2 inch capsule
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Many white flowers appear spirally from salmon red apical floral bract
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Guzmania monostachia

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Location: PortugalDate: 2018-12-05Guzmania monostachia
By Hemde
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Date: 2004-05-03Photo: Dirk van der Made
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Guzmania by ScotTi Aug 22, 2019 6:43 AM 35
Air Plants - Epiphytes - Show and Tell by JB Jul 15, 2018 5:43 AM 340

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