Neoregelia 'Pemiento'

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Pimiento

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Spread: 12 - 16 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: green leaves over-glazed with bright red.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Parentage: ((Neoregelia carolinae x Neoregelia concentrica) x Royal Burgundy) X Royal Burgundy

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Location: Tampa FLDate: March 2018
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Location: Tampa FLDate: July 2018Growing in 80% sun conditions (L) shade conditions (R)
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Comments:
Posted by ScotTi (Tampa FL (Westchase)) on Mar 13, 2018 1:23 AM

Chester Skotak Hybrid
Seed Parent: (carolinae x concentrica x 'Royal Burgundy'
Pollen Parent: 'Royal Burgundy'

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Is this the same one? by plantladylin Jun 2, 2018 4:00 PM 14
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