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PlantFiles: Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia 'Red Band'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neoregelia (nee-oh-reg-EL-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Band

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Chartreuse/Yellow
Burgundy
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is monocarpic
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)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Aug 26, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Neo. 'Red Band' is quite distinctive with its chartreuse leaves banded with burgandy red. The center gets deeper red before blooming.

Regional...

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

Bartow, Florida
Miami, Florida



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