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A picture of a Three-Coloured Blushing Bromeliad

Three-Coloured Blushing Bromeliad

Neoregelia carolinae f. tricolor

Striped Blushing Bromeliad (Neoregelia carolinae var. tricolor) (3069762358) by Cliff (CC BY 2.0)

Partial Shade
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Neoregelia carolinae 01

Overview

Everegreen perennial species that forms a rosette and grows with a tufted habit. Produces strap-shaped leaves measuring around 45cm long, these are attractively striped with white and green and coloured red at the base. Showy modified leaves termed bracts arise from the centre of the rosette, these are coloured red and surround small violet flowers.

Special Features

Attractive leaves