Bromeliad (Fosterella spectabilis)

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 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Inflorescence with unopened buds

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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-01-13Inflorescence with unopened buds
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-01-08new pup coming out!!!!!!!! So exciting.
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-01-08Novelty species from Bolivia
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-01-29red small bell flowers!
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January Bromeliads 2020 by ScotTi Feb 3, 2020 7:50 AM 112

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