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
Other: Leaves are broad, relatively flat and most have various shades of banding or striping.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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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