PlantsAechmea→Bromeliad (Aechmea 'Red Candles')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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)
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Erect, narrow yellowish-green, turning bright bronze-red when grown in high light
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Location: Central TexasDate: 2018-06-19
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Location: Central TexasDate: 2018-08-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 Spring Fever by gardenersdetective May 3, 2021 3:27 PM 30
April 2019 Bromeliads by ScotTi May 13, 2019 12:00 PM 143
So who all is planning on going to Tropiflora? by Gina1960 Apr 6, 2019 3:34 PM 23
Full Sun Bromeliads by Esperanza Feb 2, 2021 7:21 AM 28
Ladies in your red flowers and leaves! by Gina1960 Nov 26, 2018 7:33 AM 56
Looking for Bromeliads by TexasPlumeria87 Jul 26, 2018 12:13 PM 8
Bromeliads by Fred Oct 6, 2020 7:45 AM 4,182

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