Bromeliad (Neoregelia ampullacea)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Epiphytic

Growing on a dead paper bark tree full sun

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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-08-29Growing on a dead paper bark tree full sun
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Location: greenhouseDate: 2018-01-22Showing winter color and clumping habit...
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Location: greenhouseDate: 2017-02-27Color not as strong after overwintering in the greenhouse.  This
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-08-29Growing on paper bark tree
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-08-29Growing in shade on living bottle brush
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Zebra Bromeliad by palms Nov 18, 2020 9:43 AM 11
April 2019 Bromeliads by ScotTi May 13, 2019 12:00 PM 143
Not sure about this one by plantladylin May 6, 2017 8:38 AM 5

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