Neoregelia Bromeliad 'Red Waif'

Neoregelia

Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neoregelia (nee-oh-reg-EL-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Waif
Hybridized by Hendrix-Johnson
Registered or introduced: 1979

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Epiphytes

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

This plant is monocarpic

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Big Pine Key, Florida

Brooksville, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 29, 2016, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Seed Parent: 'Zebrina'
Pollen Parent: 'Fireball'

Positive

On Oct 6, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a miniature neo about 3" tall. The green foliage is freckled with many red spots. It grows from stolons similar to 'Fireball.' It does well mounted on weathered wood.

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