Pitcairnia genus. This genus consists of evergreen, rosette-forming perennials, which are grown for their overall appearance. They are frost tender, min 10C. and will need semi-shade with well drained soil. You can propagate by offsets or division in the spring.
Perennials, Evergreens, Epiphytics
Mexico, C & S. America
Grown for their overall appearance.
Some of the species with prefer full sun while others (the evergreen species) partial-shad. They all need well-drained soil. You can propagate from seeds or by division of the rhizomes.
Offsets or division in spring.
Prone to scale insects and mealy bugs.
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