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Common Name: Queen’s TearsPlant Family: Bromeliaceae Plant Type: Tender Perennial
A narrow-leaved form of this easy to grow bromeliad with funnel-shaped leaves which hold water and exotic, red and blue pendant flowers on long stems in mid-summer. Prefers a position away from direct sun. Keep the tubes filled with water and take care not to over water the roots. When potting on mix in lots of grit into the compost.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: 9 cmSeason of Interest: All year roundSun or Shade: SunHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Minimum temperature: Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)Position/Situation: Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoorsSuggested Use: HouseplantFlower Colour: RedLeaf Colour: BronzeHabit/Shape: Clump formingEvergreen: Yes
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