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Aechmea fasciata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Aechmea fasciata Bromeliad, Silver King, Silver Vase, Urn Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Rosette

Attractive bromeliad with greyish-green variegated leaves and a stunning large pink star-shaped flower head that appears on a stalk. Fantastic tropical feature plant for a container or plant in mass for great colour contrast in the garden. Grows approx 60cm-80cm tall x 60cm-80cm wide. Also known as primera Bromeliad.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Bromeliaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate