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PlantFiles: Aechmea, Bromeliad
Aechmea fasciata 'Sangria'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aechmea (EEK-mee-uh) (Info)
Species: fasciata (fash-ee-AY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sangria

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Dark/Black
Smooth-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is monocarpic
Provides winter interest
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:
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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By giancarlo
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Mar 9, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The photo above is of immature pups. The mature leaves are banded with brown and almost silver.

The inflorescence is light pink but the flowers themselves are whitish.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida



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