Bromeliad (Quesnelia marmorata)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 12 to 14 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Leaves are marbled, light greenish gray. When grown in strong light, leaves will have purple speckling.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Pink spike with pink bracts and bluish-purple flowers.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Location: Chicago Botanical GardensDate: 2017-10-18
By Fleur569
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Location: My GardenDate: 2014-04-06Quesnelia marmorata "Tim Plowman "
By mjsponies
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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That is spectacular!! by SongofJoy Apr 7, 2014 2:02 PM 3
Bromeliads July 2020 by ScotTi Jul 31, 2020 5:35 PM 58
October Bromeliads 2019 by plantladylin Oct 31, 2019 7:13 AM 67
So who all is planning on going to Tropiflora? by Gina1960 Apr 6, 2019 3:34 PM 23
Bromeliads by Fred Oct 6, 2020 7:45 AM 4,182

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