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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Red spike with yellow flowers.
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Location: greenhouseDate: 2017-02-27Showing beautiful coloration
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2017-10-22A. Ensign should be an albo-marginated, The sport of Ensign or ca
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Location: greenhouseDate: 2017-02-27Showing the clumping culture of this bromeliad
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Location: greenhouseDate: 2001-11-30view from above...
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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January Bromeliads 2020 by ScotTi Feb 3, 2020 7:50 AM 112
Bromeliads by Fred Jul 26, 2021 7:32 AM 4,225

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