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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Tillandsia espinosae Accepted
Vriesea espinosae Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are typically gray, gray-green, or white
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

At Selby Gardens

Photo gallery:
Location: ,Front Royal,VaDate: 2014-01-21This is a clump starting of 2 plants with 2 pups each
By Cahac
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Location: ,Front Royal,VaDate: 2014-01-211 pup is on the upper right
By Cahac
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Posted by tortoise123 on Nov 7, 2017 3:39 AM

Am I correct in thinking that this plant throws off runners, rather like a strawberry.

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Vriesea espinosae by mellielong Mar 17, 2017 6:04 AM 8

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