Aechmea blanchetiana

COMMON NAME

Blanchet's Aechmea

TYPE

Bromeliad

FAMILY

Bromeliaceae

NOTES

One of the larger bromeliad species with vibrant yellow or orange colors with sword-shaped leaves that stand out in a landscape.  A true sun lover, it produces stiff upright flower spikes with buttery yellow bracts and reddish stems.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Brazil

NATIVE HABITAT

Coastal, loose sandy soil

WEB SOURCES

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

wikipedia.org

chicagobotanic.org



Aechmea blanchetiana