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PlantFiles: King of the Bromeliads
Vriesea hieroglyphica

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vriesea (VREE-zee-uh) (Info)
Species: hieroglyphica

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Tucson, Arizona
Big Pine Key, Florida
Bonita Springs, Florida
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Springfield, Louisiana
Houston, Texas



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