Bromelia sylvicola
HEART OF FLAME
Bromeliaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.75m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Origins: South America

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Bromelia sylvicola
HEART OF FLAME
Bromeliaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.75m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple & white

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: grey-green; red new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: gold-orange berry

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: barrier, pot, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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