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PlantFiles: Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia 'Donger'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neoregelia (nee-oh-reg-EL-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Donger
Additional cultivar information: (PP11448)
Hybridized by Bullis; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

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

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

Hardiness:
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:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Smooth-Textured
Leathery-Textured
Pink

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Dec 23, 2007, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a patented cultivar of Neoregelia Fireball. The outer edges of the leaves are pink. It is best planted on driftwood or a tree branch, requiring no soil. It readily puts out stolons with new plantlets.

Regional...

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

Big Pine Key, Florida
Miami, Florida



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