Bromeliad species

Botanical Name: Bromeliad species

Phonetic: Bro-MEL-ee-ad

Common Name(s): Bromeliad

Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Florida, West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennials
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Brightly colored leaves
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Species specific
Flower Color(s): Brightly colored flowers

Exposure: Species specific
USDA: Species specific
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 3 inches to 6 feet
Spread: 3 inches to 6 feet
Hydrozone: Medium, put water in center of rosette to mimic nature
Pest/Diseases: Root rot (when to much moisture)
Soil: Well-drained soils, good aeration

Features: Brightly colored leaves, bracts, flowers, epiphytic (grow on trees) or lithophytic (grow on rocks), leaves forms rosettes, attractive bracts and flowers
Uses: Houseplant, containers

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