PlantsAechmea→Bromeliad (Aechmea gamosepala 'Lucky Stripes')

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
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: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pink with blue tips
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Plant is monocarpic, it flowers once and then dies.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
November Bromeliads by ScotTi Dec 17, 2019 10:24 AM 139
Are these by chance the same plant? by plantladylin Aug 22, 2019 9:18 AM 2
July 2018 Bromeliads by ScotTi Nov 7, 2019 7:10 AM 72
June 2019 Bromeliads by ScotTi Jul 6, 2019 7:06 AM 137

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