Queen's Tears (Billbergia nutans 'Variegata')

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20 inches (50cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Location: In my gardenDate: 2009-03-16
By Calif_Sue
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Date: 2009-03-16
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Date: 2016-06-19
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Let's see what else we're growing 2015 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 7, 2016 5:33 PM 1,034
ID a house plant by canadanna Jan 30, 2014 11:48 AM 6
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