Bromeliad (Aechmea chantinii 'Little Harv')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Silver-green turning bronze-red when grown in high light.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Salmon pink spike with yellow blooms.
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Was at Tagawas & saw this, thought it was beautiful.

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Posted by ScotTi (Tampa FL (Westchase)) on Apr 27, 2017 12:44 PM

Aechmea 'Little Harv' - A Bullis Hybrid cross (chantinii x rubens) with varying coloring from a bluish-green to silver to a bronzy red depending on sun exposure. 'Little Harv' can reach a height of 3' (4' with flower stalk) with a 20" spread.

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