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Aechmea miniata

Aechmea miniata

Aechmea miniata - Lyman Plant House, Smith College - DSC04234 by Daderot (CC0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

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Aechmea miniata Overview

Aechmea miniata is an evergreen perennial species in the Bromeliaceae family. It originates from northeast Brazil and produces showy red flowers. Flowers lead onto shiny red berry fruits. Leaves grow to around 30cm long, they are straight and green on the upper surface and reddish on the underside. Leaves have a wax-like coating on the undersides.

How to propagate Aechmea miniata

Seed

Division

Special features of Aechmea miniata

Attractive flowers