Choose a country to see content specific to your location

A picture of a Aechmea


Aechmea spp.

Aechmea fasciata2 by Paul & Aline Burland (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


    More images

    Silver-Vase, Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata) (2858306852)
    A photo of Aechmea
    A photo of Aechmea
    20100523 A rubrolilacina
    Aechmea blue tango


    Aechmea is a genus of evergreen, rosette-forming perennial plants from the family Bromeliaceae. There are at least 253 species and typically they grow in rainforest environments, ranging in location from Mexico to South America. These epiphytic plants grow without the need for soil substrate. They are frost sensitive and cultivated for their interesting, narrow foliage, spike-like flowers and fleshy, colourful fruits.

    Special Features

    Attractive flowers