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Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 28 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Glossy, greenish-yellow with deep red spots and bands and reddish-orange blush. Color is more intense when grown in higher light locations.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Epiphytic
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Bromeliad

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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2018-05-12
Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2018-04-24
The start of a bloom
Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2018-05-12
Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2017-06-25
Location: Naples, FL zone 10a
Date: 2017-07-02
Mother plant with large offset
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