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Billbergia x windii

Common Name: Angel's Tears

Plant Family: Bromeliaceae

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Billbergia x windii
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Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  1 litre pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Season of Interest:  All year round
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  Yes


A hybrid between nutans and decora, with the hardiness of the former and the larger and longer flowers of the latter, they can grow to 2 foot long. Because the flowers hang down it makes a good plant for a shallow hanging pot or basket. 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.


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.