Bromeliad (Neoregelia)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Leaves are broad, relatively flat and most have various shades of banding or striping.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Lavender
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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A How-To Guide for Propagating BromeliadsA How-To Guide for Propagating Bromeliads
January 3, 2012

When it comes to separating a bromeliad offset, often called a pup, from the mother plant, many people develop a case of "separation anxiety." I know I did. While it isn't terribly difficult to do, there are some basic guidelines to follow in order to achieve success.

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bromeliad ID by skylark Jul 22, 2016 7:58 AM 9
How are your tropicals growing? Pic's of course by Christine Sep 21, 2017 6:44 PM 166
Mini Bromeliad ID by mjsponies Jun 2, 2017 9:19 AM 3
Show off your houseplants!! by radishgirl Sep 1, 2017 1:42 PM 64
Not sure about this one by plantladylin May 6, 2017 8:38 AM 5
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Neoregelia macwilliamsii by bonitin Mar 30, 2017 7:56 AM 6
Brightly colored foliage by purpleinopp Apr 7, 2017 5:49 AM 21
Duplicate? by plantladylin Feb 15, 2017 9:22 PM 1
Duplicates? by plantladylin Feb 16, 2017 8:15 AM 3
Compact bromeliad by drdawg Feb 14, 2017 12:01 PM 11

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