Droophead Tufted Air plant, Droophead Tufted Airplant, Scarlet Star
Guzmania lingulata is an evergreen bromeliad that forms showy rosettes of strap-shaped, glossy bright green leaves. From the centre of the plant arises short-stemmed spikes of yellow and white flowers with spreading orange or red leaves surrounding them, termed bracts.
Generally not harvested.
Remove off sets in mid spring.
Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
A low maintenance plant that tolerates central heating making if a popular choice for houseplants.
Mealybugs may be a problem but generally disease free.