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Aechmea hybrida Del Mar

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Aechmea hybrida Del Mar Bromeliad,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Epiphytic, Rosette

Attractive upright plant with leaves arranged in a circular pattern that give a lush, tropical feel to the landscape. Showy long-lasting, purple, red and pink flowers rise above the foliage. Many of these species form a water holding cup out of central leaves in the centre of the plant that collects water and decaying debris to satisfy the plants nutritional needs. Bromeliads can be planted in the ground, in pots and epiphytic varieties can be attached to trees & logs in subtropical & tropical climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 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 NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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