Bromeliad (Aechmea 'Patricia')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled 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 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 to 30 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 30 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Foliage is green when grown in shadier situations but in high light leaf color will be beautiful bronze-orange shades.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Yellowish-orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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