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Alcantarea imperialis 'Rubra' (Bromeliad)

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The average plant height is 50 cm
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Suited to regions:Subtropical, Temperate
Plant type:Herbaceous Perennials
Height:1.50 m
Spread:1.50 m
Flowering time:Summer
Tolerances:
Garden uses:Containers, Living areas, Parks, Pool areas, Specimen
Garden styles:Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Frontyard, Japanese, Mediterranean, Modern, Tropical
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateSlow

Alcantarea imperialis 'Rubra' (Bromeliad) Details

“Rubra” is a large and colourful Bromeliad that features thick and leathery, purple-red leaves with a dark green hue. The leaves are borne as a crown and result in plant that typically grows to 1.5 m tall and the same wide. It may produce a large flower spike that reach 3 m tall with mildly fragrant, cream-white flowers. This herbaceous perennial grows best when planted in partial shade on a well-drained, sheltered site. It will tolerate a light frost only and should not be allowed to dry out. This Bromeliad is commonly maintained in a container, included in a tropical garden, added to a mixed planting, planted around outdoor living areas, or used to border an entranceway.

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