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Fascicularia bicolor

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Pot Size
2 litres

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Description

Fascicularia bicolor. A beautiful, vigorous bromeliad native to Chile-striking when in full-flower. Has compact rosettes of narrow, grey-green serrated leaves. The inner leaves turn a striking red in autumn. The flowers are borne in dense corymbs in summer.

Cultivation

They are half hardy and will prefer full light and any well drained soil is suitable. You will need to water moderately from the spring to the autumn and sparingly in winter.

Interest and use

Grown for their overall appearance. Greenhouse.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Fascicularia bicolor | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
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