Bromeliad (Neoregelia cruenta 'Rubra')

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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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Gray-green with silver banding, turning bright burgundy when grown in full sun.
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: Epiphytic

There are about five plants in this one huge pot

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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2018-05-15There are about five plants in this one huge pot
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Location: Tampa FLDate: Oct 2017Showing underside of leaf color banding
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Location: Tampa FLDate: July 2018
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2017-10-16
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Location: Tampa FLDate: May2017Grown in full sun conditions
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2017-10-16Entire plant, mother blooming with two offsets on each side. Take
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2018-03-20This is the same plant I have pictured before, it is almost 3 foo
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2018-05-06This is actually about five or six plants all in one pot, the old
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Location: Tampa FLGrown in shade with little filtered sun conditions
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Location: Tampa FLDate: May 2017Grown in shade with little filtered sun conditions
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Not sure about this one by plantladylin May 6, 2017 8:38 AM 5
Bromeliads by Fred Dec 13, 2018 6:16 PM 3,789
SW Florida gardening by Fred Jan 18, 2012 9:40 AM 32

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