I have a good collection of Bromeliads, mostly Neoregelia hybrids, and would love to know and swap plants with anyone else collecting these stunning plants.
Neoregelia genus. There are about 70 evergreen species of rosette-forming, epiphytic perennials. they will vary greatly in size, some species will turn a brilliant rose, violet or red colour in the centre of the rosette when flowering approaches. The flowers may be blue or white, the foliage ranges from green to maroon it is striped, spotted or marbled. The leaves form a wide funnel-shaped or tube-like rosette.
Perennials, Evergreens, Epiphytics
Altitudes of S.America
They will prefer well-drained soil but will dislike strong light, they will thrive in a humid atmosphere.
You can propagate from offsets in spring or summer..
Prone to scale insects.
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