PlantsBillbergia→Bromeliad (Billbergia 'Beadleman')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 14 to 20 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Dark purple-maroon, mottled with cream and pink, slight silver crossbanding on outer leaf surface
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Epiphytic
Parentage: Domingos Martins x Hellfire

Closeup of individual flower.  True color has no purple and is a

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Location: Houston, TXDate: 2016-09-19Closeup of individual flower.  True color has no purple and is a
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Location: Houston, TXDate: 2016-09-19
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2017-07-25July bloom
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Location: Houston, TXDate: 2016-09-19
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bromeliads July 2020 by ScotTi Jul 31, 2020 5:35 PM 58
May Bromeliads 2020 by ScotTi Jun 10, 2020 7:19 PM 55
April Bromeliads 2020 by ScotTi May 1, 2020 7:29 PM 95
Bromeliads by Fred Oct 6, 2020 7:45 AM 4,182

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