Alcantarea Giant Bromeliad

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Botanical name – Alcantarea imperilais rubra

Common name – Imperial Bromeliad, Giant Bromeliad

Description – A large growing bromeliad that can tolerate shade or sun, showing foliage in tones of green in the shade, and deep reds and purple if grown in the sun. The large flower spikes last for months and are a popular choice in landscaping for a feature plant in the ground or pot.

Flower Colour – Red to yellow flower spike

Flower Period – Summer

Fruiting – N/A

Location – Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Care – Low maintenance, requires more regular watering through the warmer months. 

Mature height – 2m H x 1.5m W

Sizes/Plant height approximate (above pot);
200mm – 30cm

250mm – 45cm
300mm – 60cm

**All plant stock and sizes are approximates and subject to grower availability as per the time of year**

Plant Key 
Some quick facts about this plant:

Position Full Sun Full Sun
Position Part Shade Part Shade
Watering Low

Low Watering

Pot Plant Ideal for Pots 
Flowering Flowering
Width 2m Wide
Height 1.5m High