Bromeliad (Guzmania 'Orangeade')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: varies when in bloom
Plant Spread: 12-15 in.
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Monocarpic
Parentage: Guzmania lingulata x G. wittmackii
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 29, 2011 4:42 AM

It takes approximately 3-5 years for this guzmania to reach maturity and bloom. The bloom lasts for up to six months and then dies; the mother plant begins to die as well as the offsets emerge.

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