General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 48 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Bright green with attractive darker cross bands.
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Common names
  • King of the Bromeliads
  • Bromeliad

Photo Gallery
Location: Conservatory, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Date: 2018-02-26
Vriesea hieroglyphica - an awesome specimen
Location: Conservatory, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Date: 2018-02-26
Vriesea hieroglyphica - fascinating patterns on the leaves, with
Location: Conservatory, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Date: 2018-02-26
Vriesea hieroglyphica - I was interested in the small color varia
Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: 2015-01-29
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2018-03-17
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2018-03-17
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2018-03-17

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