Aechmea fasciata, Silver Vase

Aechmea fasciata

Silver Vase
Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Brazil
USDA Zone: 10-12?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterEpiphyte plantBlue, lavender, purple flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowers

Aechmea fasciata has silver/green bands, rose pink bracts and blue, purple or red flowers. It requires partial shade and a well-drained, but moisture-retentive soil. It can also be grown epiphytically, as, for example, with moss around its roots and wired to rough bark.

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