Aechmea distichantha '~Species'

Brazilian Vase Plant

Family: Bromeliaceae Bromeliad


Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Mid Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, specimen
Height 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling
Attributes and features Attractive foilage