General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Bromeliad
Also sold as:
  • 'Blanca Alvarez'

Comments:
  • Posted by pniksch (Rockwall, TX - Zone 8a) on Mar 30, 2013 5:08 PM concerning plant:
    Striking leaf colors. Who needs a flower when the leaves look like this?

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