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PlantFiles: Flaming Torch, Summer Torch, Billbergia, Bromeliad
Billbergia pyramidalis 'Concolor'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Billbergia (bil-BERG-a) (Info)
Species: pyramidalis (peer-uh-mid-AH-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Concolor

Synonym:Billbergia pyramidalis var. concolor

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Red
Coral/Apricot
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
This plant is monocarpic
This plant is fire-retardant
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Regional...

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

Brooksville, Florida
Melbourne Beach, Florida
Miami, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Saint Augustine, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Belton, South Carolina



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