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Vriesea philippo coburgii Rafael

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Vriesea philippo coburgii Rafael Bromeliad
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Epiphytic, Rosette

Attractive evergreen perennial from the Bromeliad family with thick glossy green and cream/yellow variegated strappy leaves with burgundy coloured tips. Beautiful burgundy coloured bracts and yellow flowers that appear from the centre of the plant. Great for containers or use in tropical gardens for a splash of colour.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Bromeliaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Cream, Green, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Burgundy, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

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