Also known as
Urn Plant, Silver Vase Plant, Vase Plant, Urnplant
This plant has no fragrance
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Silver-Vase Bromeliad Overview
Aechmea fasciata is an evergreen perennial with funnel-shaped rosettes of grey leaves. A dense, central, terminal spike of purple tubular flowers is formed, often with colourful, pink triangular bracts. It produces a spherical, woolly, fleshy fruit. Like many other bromeliads, this species naturally occurs in woodland, scrub or rocky areas, and is a popular indoor plant that may even be grown outdoors in subtropical and tropical regions.
Common problems with Silver-Vase Bromeliad
Scale insects can be a problem on young leaves.
How to harvest Silver-Vase Bromeliad
Harvest the seeds once the seed pod is ripe
How to propagate Silver-Vase Bromeliad
Sow seeds as soon as they are ripe and mature
Divide clumps during late spring or early summer.
Special features of Silver-Vase Bromeliad
Good container plants, use gritty well draining growing medium.
Place in high light areas out of direct sunlight.
Other uses of Silver-Vase Bromeliad
Grown for their flowers and foliage.
Add these plants to your space to give an exotic feel.