Aechmea 'Echidna'

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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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Aechmea recurvata x Aechmea chantinii

Chantinii x recurvata

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Location: greenhouseDate: 2017-03-12Chantinii x recurvata
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Location: greenhouseDate: 2017-03-12Chantinii x recurvata
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