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Bromeliad Flower from my garden

Bromeliad

Billbergia  pyramidalis 

Plant Type:  perennial   herbaceousevergreenepiphyte

Description: Hardy flowering epiphyte. Evergreen leaves and striking flowers.

 
 
 

Plant Attributes

herbaceousevergreenepiphyte
 

Plant Hardiness  zones

droughtwindfire

Plant Dimensions

Plant Height
15-30cm
Plant Spread
30-45cm

Leaf

spikybroad

Sun Aspect

Part Shade

Water Needs

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Maintenance Level: Low maintenance
 

 
 
 
 
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Urban: Beautiful evergreen with spiky leaves, and bright, fleshy flowers that attract pollinators. Planted around the edges of your garden, Bromliads can deter pets and other large animals from trampling and digging up your garden beds. As an epiphyte, it can grow in tree branches, and traps water and nutrients from falling plant fodder. Bromiliads attract snails, who hide within its leaf folds, but slip and drown during heavy rains to become food for the plant. Grown indoors, Bromiliads can be fed with heavily diluted, organic liquid fertiliser applied to the center of the plant instead of its roots.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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